Nancy Rushton Brueton

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 26 August 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5162
  1. Richard Brueton, Martin Brueton, Helen Austin

Nancy Rushton was born in 1919 in Wood Green, north London, and lived there until 1930, when her father, Oswald Rushton Baldwin, became headmaster of St George’s Grammar School in Bristol. The family moved to Bristol, where Nancy spent most of her life. She went to Redland High School, where she became head girl. She then went to Bristol University to study medicine, qualifying MB ChB in 1942, and gaining a distinction in Surgery.

Two weeks later, she married Neville Brueton, who …

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