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Lankester [née Pope], Phebe [pseud. Penelope] (1825–1900), writer on botany and health, was born on 10 April 1825 in Manchester, the eldest daughter of Samuel Pope, a former mill owner, and his wife, Phebe, née Rushton. She grew up in middle-class ...
Lawther, Patrick Joseph (1921–2008), physician and medical researcher, was born at 15 Victory Avenue, Gretna, Dumfriesshire, on 9 March 1921, the son of Joseph Lawther, marine engineer, and his wife, Winifred, otherwise Winefride, née Mulholland. He went to school in Carlisle and then in ...
P. J. Hartog
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Peart, Edward (1755/6–1824), physician and writer on science and medicine, was an MD and a corresponding member of the London Medical Society. He practised for some time at Knightsbridge, but afterwards removed to Butterwick, near Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, where he wrote on numerous scientific topics. He was chiefly known for his works on physical and chemical theory, which involved him in polemics with the critical magazines. Although an acute critic of ...
Witts, Leslie John (1898–1982), physician and medical worker, was born on 21 April 1898 at Warrington, the younger son among the four children of Wyndham John Witts, engineer in a soap works, of Warrington, and his wife, Rose Hunt. He was educated at ...