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Francis Sandys

(b. 1710, United Kingdom – d. 1771, United Kingdom )

Gender: M

Dr Francis Sandys (d. 1771), a notable man-midwife and surgeon, who kept a fashionable practice in London from the 1740s to probably the 1750s (Adrian Wilson, The Making of Man-Midwifery: Childbirth in England, 1660-1770, Routledge, 2018).

Also known as:

  • Francis Sandys
  • Dr Francis Sandys

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