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Atkinson, James (1759–1839), surgeon and bibliographer

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Surgery. 657 words.

Atkinson, James (1759–1839), surgeon and bibliographer, the son of a medical practitioner and friend of Laurence Sterne, received his medical education as a pupil of Henry Cline of St...

Balfour, Francis (d. in or after 1816), surgeon and orientalist

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Surgery. 392 words.

Balfour, Francis (d. in or after 1816), surgeon and orientalist, was born in Edinburgh and took his MD degree there in 1767. He entered the East India Company's service in Bengal as...

Barling, Sir (Harry) Gilbert, baronet (1855–1940), surgeon and academic administrator

L. G. Parsons.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Surgery. 831 words.

Barling, Sir (Harry) Gilbert, baronet (1855–1940), surgeon and academic administrator, the fourth son of William Barling (d. 1896), farmer and veterinary surgeon, of Newnham-on-Severn,...

Barrett, William (1727?–1789), surgeon and antiquary

J. H. Bettey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Surgery. 1691 words.

Barrett, William (1727?–1789), surgeon and antiquary, was born at Notton in the parish of Lacock, Wiltshire, where he was baptized on 6 June 1729. Little is known of his parents except that...

Becket, William (1684–1738), surgeon and antiquary

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Surgery. 368 words.

Becket, William (1684–1738), surgeon and antiquary, was born at Abingdon, Berkshire. In the early years of the eighteenth century he was well known in London as a surgeon and an...

Bellot, Thomas (1806–1857), naval surgeon and philologist

W. E. A. Axon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 614 words.

Bellot, Thomas (1806–1857), naval surgeon and philologist, was born on 16 March 1806 at Manchester, where his father, after whom he was named, was a practising surgeon in Oldham Street. The...

Bevan, Arthur Dean

William K. Beatty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Education. 973 words.

Bevan, Arthur Dean (09 August 1861–10 June 1943), surgeon and reformer of medical education, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Thomas Bevan, a physician, and Sarah Elizabeth Ramsey....

Boys, William (1735–1803), surgeon and topographer

Jennett Humphreys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Surgery. 1037 words.

Boys, William (1735–1803), surgeon and topographer, was born in Deal, Kent, on 7 September 1735, the eldest son of Commodore William Boys (1700–1774), afterwards lieutenant-governor of...

Carmichael, Richard (1779–1849), surgeon and educationist

J. B. Lyons.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Surgery. 1063 words.

Carmichael, Richard (1779–1849), surgeon and educationist, was born in Bishop Street, Dublin, on 6 February 1779, the fourth son of Hugh Carmichael, solicitor, who was closely related to...

Cleveland, Emeline Horton

Jayne Crumpler DeFiore.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Surgery; Medicine and Health. 1250 words.

Cleveland, Emeline Horton (22 September 1829–08 December 1878), surgeon, medical professor, and dean at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, surgeon, medical professor, and dean at...

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...

Cullum, Sir Thomas Gery, seventh baronet (1741–1831), surgeon and herald

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History; Surgery. 810 words.

Cullum, Sir Thomas Gery, seventh baronet (1741–1831), surgeon and herald, was the second son of Sir John Cullum, fifth baronet (bap. 1699, d. 1774), landowner, of Hawstead Place and...

Cushing, Harvey Williams

Jeremiah A. Barondess.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History of Science and Technology. 2012 words.

Cushing, Harvey Williams (08 April 1869–07 October 1939), neurosurgeon, medical historian, and bibliophile, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in the Western Reserve of Connecticut, the son of...

Drake, Francis (bap. 1696, d. 1771), antiquary and surgeon

C. Bernard L. Barr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Surgery. 3560 words.

Drake, Francis (bap. 1696, d. 1771), antiquary and surgeon, was baptized in Pontefract on 22 January 1696, the son of Francis Drake (1654–1713), vicar of Pontefract and canon of York, and...

Fuller, John (d. 1825), surgeon and historian

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Surgery. 303 words.

Fuller, John (d. 1825), surgeon and historian, was for some years in practice as a surgeon at Ayton, Berwickshire. During that time, in 1785, he published a pamphlet, New Hints Relating to...

Jordan, Joseph (1787–1873), surgeon and lecturer

Stella Butler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Surgery. 874 words.

Jordan, Joseph (1787–1873), surgeon and lecturer, was born on 3 March 1787, at 116 Water Street, Manchester, the sixth and youngest child of William Jordan and his wife, Mary Moors. He was...

MacLeay the elder, Kenneth (fl. 1789–1829), self-styled surgeon and antiquary

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Surgery. 5 words.

See MacLeay, Kenneth, the younger

Minor, William Chester (1834–1920), military surgeon, asylum inmate, and contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary

Simon Winchester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Medicine and Health; Surgery. 1007 words.

Minor, William Chester (1834–1920), military surgeon, asylum inmate, and contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary, was born on 21 June 1834 at Manepay, Ceylon, the elder child of...

O'Halloran, Sylvester (1728–1807), surgeon and antiquary

Clare O'Halloran.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Surgery. 903 words.

O'Halloran, Sylvester (1728–1807), surgeon and antiquary, was born on 31 December 1728 at Caherdavin, co. Clare, Ireland, the third son of Michael O'Halloran, a substantial farmer, and Mary...

Oven, Joshua van (1766–1838), surgeon and educationist

Israel Finestein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Surgery. 979 words.

Oven, Joshua van (1766–1838), surgeon and educationist, was born in London, the son of Abraham van Oven (d. 1778), physician, who according to family tradition was of Spanish descent. He...