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Baikie, William Balfour (1825–1864), traveller and surgeon

Stanley Lane-Poole.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Surgery. 601 words.

Baikie, William Balfour (1825–1864), traveller and surgeon, eldest son of Captain John Baikie RN, was born in Kirkwall, Orkney, on 27 August 1825 and educated privately and at the grammar...

Brookes, William Penny (1809–1895), surgeon and campaigner for the revival of the Olympic games

Helen Clare Cromarty.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Surgery. 1167 words.

Brookes, William Penny (1809–1895), surgeon and campaigner for the revival of the Olympic games, was born on 13 August 1809 at 4 Wilmore Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, the first of the...

Colley, Eleanor Davies- (1874–1934), surgeon and a founder of the South London Hospital for Women and Children

M. A. Elston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 741 words.

Colley, Eleanor Davies- (1874–1934), surgeon and a founder of the South London Hospital for Women and Children, was born on 21 August 1874, at Hilliers, Petworth, Sussex, the second...

Cox, William Sands (1802–1875), surgeon and a founder of Queen's College, Birmingham

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 867 words.

Cox, William Sands (1802–1875), surgeon and a founder of Queen's College, Birmingham, was the eldest son of Edward Townsend Cox (1769–1863), a well-known Birmingham surgeon. After being...

Evans, Sir (Robert) Charles (1918–1995), surgeon and mountaineer

Charles Clarke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Surgery. 1074 words.

Evans, Sir (Robert) Charles (1918–1995), surgeon and mountaineer, was born in Liverpool on 19 October 1918, the son of Robert Charles Evans (1882–1918), solicitor, and his wife, Edith...

Hamond, Walter (d. 1648), surgeon and writer on Madagascar

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Surgery. 733 words.

Hamond, Walter (d. 1648), surgeon and writer on Madagascar, whose origins are unknown, was apprenticed to Arthur Doughton in the Barber–Surgeons' Company of London, and made free in 1616....

Ives, Edward (1719–1786), naval surgeon and traveller

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; World History; Travel and Holiday; Surgery. 519 words.

Ives, Edward (1719–1786), naval surgeon and traveller, was born in Lymington, Hampshire, on 9 February 1719; of his early life little is known save that he had at least one sister, Gatty....

Jones, Vicky Veronica Clement- [née Vicky Veronica Yip] (1948–1987), physician and founder of the British Association for Cancer United Patients

J. S. Malpas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Medical Oncology; Radiation Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 752 words.

Jones, Vicky Veronica Clement- [née Vicky Veronica Yip] (1948–1987), physician and founder of the British Association for Cancer United Patients, was born on 23 December 1948 in Hong Kong,...

Kyle, John Wilson [Jack, Jackie] (1926–2014), rugby union player and surgeon

Huw Richards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Surgery. 1534 words.

Kyle, John Wilson [Jack, Jackie] (1926–2014), rugby union player and surgeon, was born at 12 Kinnaird Street, Belfast, on 10 February 1926, the second of five children and younger son...

Oudney, Walter (1790–1824), naval surgeon and traveller in Africa

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; World History; Travel and Holiday; Surgery. 759 words.

Oudney, Walter (1790–1824), naval surgeon and traveller in Africa, was born in December 1790 to humble parents, in Edinburgh. With some medical knowledge he became a surgeon's mate on a...

Phillips, Thomas (1760–1851), philanthropist and surgeon

D. T. W. Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 617 words.

Phillips, Thomas (1760–1851), philanthropist and surgeon, was born on 6 July 1760 in London, the son of Thomas Phillips, an officer in the excise revenue department. The family originated...

Salmon, Frederick (1796–1868), rectal surgeon and founder of St Mark's Hospital, London

Lindsay Granshaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 1352 words.

Salmon, Frederick (1796–1868), rectal surgeon and founder of St Mark's Hospital, London, was born on 11 April 1796 in Bath, the son of Henry Salmon (1754/5–1827), attorney, and his wife,...

Senn, Nicholas

William K. Beatty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Surgery; Medicine and Health. 1187 words.

Senn, Nicholas (31 October 1844–02 January 1908), surgeon and author, was born in Buchs, north-central Switzerland, the son of John Senn and Magdelena (maiden name unknown), farmers. The...

Spry, Henry Harpur (1804–1842), army surgeon and writer on India

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 429 words.

Spry, Henry Harpur (1804–1842), army surgeon and writer on India, second son of Jeffery Spry (d. 1829) of the excise and his wife, Philadelphia, daughter of Joseph Knight of Bodrean, was...

Turner, Thomas (1793–1873), surgeon and founder of Pine Street School of Medicine

Stella Butler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 1089 words.

Turner, Thomas (1793–1873), surgeon and founder of Pine Street School of Medicine, was born on 13 August 1793 in Truro, the fifth and youngest child of Edmund Turner (d. 1821), banker, and...

Wright, Louis Tompkins

Robert C. Hayden.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1438 words.

Wright, Louis Tompkins (22 July 1891–08 October 1952), surgeon, hospital administrator, and civil rights leader, was born in La Grange, Georgia, the son of Ceah Ketcham Wright, a physician...