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Ralfs, John (1807–1890), surgeon and botanist

James H. Price

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Ralfs, John (1807–1890), surgeon and botanist, was born at Hill House, Millbrook, near Southampton, on 13 September 1807, the second son of Samuel Ralfs (d. 1808), yeoman, and his wife, Mary. Following the death of his father from typhus, John, his brother, and two sisters were brought up at ...

Reference Entry.  1540 words. 

Subjects: Botany ; Surgery

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