in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT). 839 words.
Yearsley, James (1805–1869), ear surgeon, was born at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, the son of Moses Yearsley (b. 1776) and his wife, Jane (d. 1848). The family originated from the north...