William Bland [The Illustrated Australian Encyclopaedia, 1925]

[Editor: This is an entry from The Illustrated Australian Encyclopaedia (1925).] Bland, WILLIAM (1789-1868), born in London on 5 November 1789 and educated at Merchant Taylors’ school (his name, however, does not appear in the school register), was trained for the medical profession by his father — himself a specialist in obstetrics — and in […]