Hannah Billig

Hannah Billig

Doctor. Born at 41 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields. Qualified as a doctor in 1925, she set up her first clinic in the east end of London in 1935. During World War II she was the doctor in charge of ai...

Person, Community / Clubs, Medicine, India, Israel/Palestine

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Squadron Leader Frank Allen Binks

Squadron Leader Frank Allen Binks

Frank Allen Binks was born on 17 May 1917 in Columbo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), a son of Harry Binks and Gladys Eleanor Binks née Allen. Much of the information about the man can be found on the Roy...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2, Medicine, Ceylon

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Dr. Margery Blackie

Dr. Margery Blackie

Homeopathic physician. Born Hertfordshire, daughter and niece of homeopaths. In 1969 appointed physician to the Queen. Dr Blackie seems to bear a great deal of responsibility for the wider accep...

Person, Medicine

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Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell

The first woman to be accepted by the register of the General Medical Council, and also the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. Born in Bristol, her family emigrated to th...

Person, Medicine, France, USA

1 memorial
Sir Rowan Boland CBE

Sir Rowan Boland CBE

Dean of the Medical and Dental Schools at Guy's Hospital in 1964. Born Scotland. Lost an eye in WW1.

Person, Medicine, Politics & Administration, Scotland

1 memorial
Boo Armstrong

Boo Armstrong

Born as Rachel Armstrong she grew up in Ealing. As an adult lived in Camden - the photo shows her on her canal boat Moonshine on which she lived in the Cumberland Basin from 1999. The Picture sourc...

Person, Gender Issues, Medicine

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Sir William Bowman

Sir William Bowman

Ophthalmic surgeon and anatomist. Best known for his research using microscopes to study various human organs, though during his lifetime he pursued a successful career as an ophthalmologist. Born...

Person, Medicine

1 memorial
Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Care

Charity providing support for women with breast cancer. Founded by Betty Westgate, five years after she was diagnosed with the disease. Originally called the Mastectomy Association; the name was ch...

Group, Medicine

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Richard Bright

Richard Bright

A physician specialising in kidney problems, he was credited with the discovery of Bright's Disease (now called Glomerulonephritis or Nephritis) through his research on patients who exhibited drops...

Person, Medicine

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