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"Dumfries & Galloway and the City of Liverpool -
The Duncans and the Curries."

Sir Christopher Booth will give a talk at Browne House, Chrichton University Campus, Dumfries, on Saturday 18th ay 2002.

Sir Christopher will give discuss, "Dumfries & Galloway and the City of Liverpool - the Duncans and the Curries."

The kinship between the Curries & the Duncans began with the friendship that existed between the Rev James Currie (1716-1773) - whose son was the first biographer of Robert Burns, and the Rev George Duncan (1692 - 1765) - minister at Lochrutton.

Sir Christopher will discuss the coming together of two families, whose contribution to medicine, education and literature is significant.

Sir Christopher Booth graduated in medicine at St Andrews University in 1951 and devoted much of his career to teaching and research. He was Professor of Medicine at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London from 1966 to 1977. Now retired, he is Honorary Professor at the Welcome Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London.

The Doors open at 10.00 am for coffee.
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