Reference Entry

Tuke, William (1732–1822), philanthropist and founder of the York Retreat

Anne Digby

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27810

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Social and Cultural History
  • Society and Culture
  • Medicine and Health

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Tuke, William (1732–1822), philanthropist and founder of the York Retreat, was born in York on 24 March 1732, the son of Samuel Tuke (1703–1748), stuff weaver and hosier, and his wife, Ann (d. 1755), daughter of John Ward of Dronfield, Derbyshire. The ...

Reference Entry.  1508 words. 

Subjects: Social and Cultural History ; Society and Culture ; Medicine and Health

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or login to access all content.