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Hercules John Beresford-Knox MD; B.Ch (1880 - 1975)

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Hercules John Beresford-Knox MD; B.Ch
Born in Gortnor Abbey, Mayo in
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Died in Liverpool, Englandmap
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Hercules Beresford-Knox MD; B.Ch has Irish ancestors.


Hercules John Beresford-Knox was born on 2nd August 1880 at Gortnor Abbey, Mayo in Ireland. He was the son of Hercules Francis Knox, Gentlemen, b. 1844; m. 1870, Harriet Elizabeth (d. 1884), d. of Rev. John James Pox Rector of Kinawley.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Obstetric Arts (B.A.O.). He lived at Balliol, West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England.

He graduated with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). He graduated with a Bachelor of Surgery (B.Ch.).

A gifted sportsman at Dublin School he went on to play ten Test Matches for Ireland from 1904-08.

Died March 10, 1975, Liverpool (aged 94 years 220 days).


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