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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Laycock, Thomas (1812–1876), physician

Michael Barfoot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 963 words.

Laycock, Thomas (1812–1876), physician, was born on 12 August 1812 at Wetherby, near York, the second of the four children of Thomas Laycock (c.1770–1833), a Wesleyan preacher, and his...

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Peacock, Thomas Bevill (1812–1882), physician

Norman Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 570 words.

Peacock, Thomas Bevill (1812–1882), physician, was born at York on 21 December 1812, son of Thomas Peacock and his wife, Sarah Bevill, who were members of the Society of Friends. When he...

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Walshe, Walter Hayle (1812–1892), physician

Norman Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 628 words.

Walshe, Walter Hayle (1812–1892), physician, son of William Walshe, a barrister, was born in Dublin on 19 March 1812. He studied at Trinity College, Dublin, entering in 1827, but did not...

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Lind, James (1736–1812), physician

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 786 words.

Lind, James (1736–1812), physician, was born in Scotland, probably Edinburgh, on 7 May 1736, the son of Alexander Lind and his wife, Helen, née Allardice. He went out as surgeon in an East...

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Whitehead, James (1812–1885), physician

Ornella Moscucci.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 604 words.

Whitehead, James (1812–1885), physician, was born at Oldham, the son of John Whitehead and his wife, Betty, whose surname may have been Bradbury. John Whitehead had a wide reputation in the...

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Smith, Henry Spencer (1812–1901), surgeon

D'A. Power.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 341 words.

Smith, Henry Spencer (1812–1901), surgeon, born in London on 12 September 1812, was the younger son of George Spencer Smith, estate agent, and his wife, Martha. After education at Enfield...

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Miller, James (1812–1864), surgeon

D'A. Power.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 575 words.

Miller, James (1812–1864), surgeon, born at the manse, Essie, Forfarshire, on 2 April 1812, was the third son of the Revd James Miller (1777–1860), and Barbara, daughter of the Revd Dr...

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Gay, John (1812–1885), surgeon

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 414 words.

Gay, John (1812–1885), surgeon, was born at Wellington, Somerset, on 26 September 1812, the son of John Gay, a carrier, and his wife, Mary (née Timewell). After studying at St Bartholomew's...

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Spence, James (1812–1882), surgeon

D'A. Power.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 837 words.

Spence, James (1812–1882), surgeon, son of James Spence, a merchant of Edinburgh, and his third wife (née Edwards), was born on 31 March 1812 in South Bridge Street, Edinburgh. He was...

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Jones, Mary (1812–1887), nursing reformer

Carol Helmstadter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 1114 words.

Jones, Mary (1812–1887), nursing reformer, was born in Tamworth, Staffordshire, the daughter of a cabinet-maker. Her father was still alive in March 1853, when she appeared at the...

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Macpherson, Duncan (1812–1867), military surgeon

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 329 words.

Macpherson, Duncan (1812–1867), military surgeon, was born on 25 September 1812, and trained in medicine at Edinburgh, where he graduated MD in 1835. He was appointed surgeon to the army in...

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Garthshore, Maxwell (1732–1812), physician accoucheur

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics; Medicine and Health. 940 words.

Garthshore, Maxwell (1732–1812), physician accoucheur, was born at Kirkcudbright on 28 October 1732, the son of Barbara Gordon and her husband, George Garthshore (1687/8–1760), for fifty...

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Gordon, Archibald (1812–1886), military surgeon

Charles Creighton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 241 words.

Gordon, Archibald (1812–1886), military surgeon, about whose early life little is known, studied medicine at Edinburgh, and graduated MD in 1834 with a thesis on dysentery. He entered the...

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Leigh, John (1812–1888), medical officer of health

W. P. Povey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 1297 words.

Leigh, John (1812–1888), medical officer of health, was born on 8 June 1812, reputedly at Foxdenton Hall, Chadderton, near Oldham, but possibly in Liverpool, the son of Thomas Leigh (c.1778...

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Douglas, Sir Alexander, seventh baronet (1738–1812), physician

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 231 words.

Douglas, Sir Alexander, seventh baronet (1738–1812), physician, was born in 1738, the only son of Sir Robert Douglas of Glenbervie (1694–1770), genealogist and author of The Peerage of...

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Bennett, John Hughes (1812–1875), physician and physiologist

G. J. Piller.

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September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Physiology. 1569 words.

Bennett, John Hughes (1812–1875), physician and physiologist, was born on 31 August 1812 at Exeter, Devon, the only son of John Stokes Bennett (1773–1829), Exeter freeman, actor, and...

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Hall, Spencer Timothy (1812–1885), writer and mesmerist

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Literature. 897 words.

Hall, Spencer Timothy (1812–1885), writer and mesmerist, was born on 16 December 1812 in a cottage near the village of Sutton in Ashfield in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, the son of...

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Willan, Robert (1757–1812), physician and dermatologist

Deborah Brunton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dermatology; Medicine and Health. 901 words.

Willan, Robert (1757–1812), physician and dermatologist, was born on 12 November 1757 at Hill, near Sedbergh in Yorkshire, the younger son of Robert Willan (1717–1777), a man-midwife, and...

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Batt, William (1744–1812), physician and chemist

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Medicinal Chemistry. 327 words.

Batt, William (1744–1812), physician and chemist, was born at Collingbourne, Wiltshire, on 18 June 1744, and is said to have been a student at Oxford University. He then studied medicine in...

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Clarke, James Fernandez (bap. 1812, d. 1875), medical writer

P. W. J. Bartrip.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 1041 words.

Clarke, James Fernandez (bap. 1812, d. 1875), medical writer, the son of Elizabeth and John Clarke, was born at Olney, Buckinghamshire, and baptized on 5 April 1812 at North Crawley, in the...

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