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Some Local Personalities

Although our group found the names of many people involved with the improvement of public health in Sunderland, a couple of names appeared repeatedly, demonstrating the significant role they played.

Find out more about them by visiting the pages below.

William Crozier
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William Crozier was Sunderland's first borough engineer

Dr Henry Yeld
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Dr Henry Yeld served as Medical Officer of Health of Sunderland for eight years.