Bate, Charles Spence (1819–1889), dental surgeon and zoologist, was born on 16 March 1819 at Trenick House, in the parish of St Clement near Truro, Cornwall, the eldest son of Charles Bate (1789–1872), a Truro dentist, and his wife, Harriet Spence (1788–1879). After his education at ...
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R. J. Cleevely
Bell, Thomas (1792–1880), dental surgeon and zoologist, was born at Poole, Dorset, on 11 October 1792, the only son of the surgeon Thomas Bell and his wife, Susan Gosse (d. 1829), formerly a teacher. After initial training with his father, Bell entered ...
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Truman, Edwin Thomas (1818–1905), dentist and inventor of a gutta-percha preparation process, was born in London on 20 December 1818, the son of Thomas Truman, a descendant of Sir Benjamin Truman, the founder of the firm of brewers Truman, Hanbury, and Buxton. He was educated in ...