Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair

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  1. 1 2 Dorothy Porter, Roy Porter (editors). "Lyon Playfair and the Idea of Progress". Doctors, Politics and Society: Historical Essays. Vol. 23. Rodopi, 1993.{{cite book}}: |author= has generic name (help)
  2. Wemyss Reid, Memoirs and Correspondence of Lyon Playfair (London: Cassell, 1900), pp. 148–149.
  3. Reid, pp. 149–150.
  4. Biographical Index of Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783–2002 (PDF). The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006. ISBN   0-902-198-84-X. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  5. "No. 24045". The London Gazette . 16 December 1873. p. 5869.
  6. 1 2 Blatchford, Ian (2021). "Vaccination and the Victorians; Lyon Playfair's battle for science" . Retrieved 30 May 2022.
  7. Playfair, Lyon; Dilke, Chas (1883). Facts about vaccination ; speeches in Parliament. Jarrold & Sons.
  8. 'Conservative Conference at Oxford', The Times (23 November 1887), p. 8.
  9. Reid, p. 367.
  10. 1 2 Reid, p. 368.
  11. Reid, pp. 368–369.
  12. Reid, p. 369.
  13. "No. 26323". The London Gazette . 6 September 1892. p. 5090.
  14. Lundy, Darryl. " Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair". The Peerage.[ unreliable source ]
  15. Dictionary of Scottish Architects: Robert Lorimer
  16. Morris, Peter (2010). Science for the Nation: Perspectives on the History of the Science Museum. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 150–151. ISBN   9780230230095.
  17. "Edith, Lady Playfair (Edith Russell)". Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 5 January 2017. Retrieved 28 December 2017.

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The Lord Playfair
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Postmaster General
In office
18 November 1873 17 February 1874
Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for Edinburgh & St Andrews Universities
Succeeded by
New constituency Member of Parliament for Leeds South
Succeeded by
Preceded by Chairman of Ways and Means
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by Postmaster General
Succeeded by
Preceded by Vice-President of the Committee on Education
Succeeded by
Peerage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baron Playfair
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