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Dorothy Cecily Clift

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 11 August 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5092
  1. Priscilla Alderson

Dorothy Cecily Clift (née Newell) was born in the mill town of Cleckheaton in Yorkshire. Her father Charles was the parish priest, and her mother Florence was a musician and artist. In 1929, the family moved to the village of Kirk Hammerton and Dorothy attended school in York. She met Arthur Clift, the surgeon …

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