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David Pitt

Image reproduced courtesy of the Centre for Research Collections, University of Edinburgh By Lea Ventre Lord David Thomas Pitt, Baron Pitt of Hampstead studied medicine at University of Edinburgh between 1932 …

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Kesaveloo Goonam

Image – reproduced courtesy of the Gandhi-Luthuli Documentation Centre By Henry Mitchell A cigarette-smoking, single mother of three, who graduated from Edinburgh in 1936, ran numerous successful medical practices and dressed …

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Ken “Snakehips” Johnson

Ken ‘Snakehips’ Johnson

Ken ‘Snakehips’ Johnson, from Bourne, Mother Country. Image reproduced courtesy of Stephen Bourne By Lea Ventre Kenrick Reginald Hijmans Johnson never finished his studies at the University of Edinburgh. Alas, his …

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1930s blog posts

Ken ‘Snakehips’ Johnson Kesaveloo Goonam

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