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Ireland, William Wotherspoon (1832–1909), physician and writer

Mathew Thomson

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/34111

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Ireland, William Wotherspoon (1832–1909), physician and writer, was born in Edinburgh on 27 October 1832, the son of Thomas Ireland, a publisher and a descendant of Mrs Welsh, daughter of John Knox, the reformer. His mother was Mary, daughter of William Wotherspoon, writer to the signet and first manager and secretary of the ...

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Subjects: Medicine and Health

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