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George Pettitt 1890 - 1965

February 27, 2010

George Pettitt ?1890 - ?1965 was a British lay homeopath

George Pettitt practiced in Waterloo and he made Pettitt’s Pills,

In the 1930’s a diverse range of assorted lay therapists (mostly homeopaths, herbalists, vegetarians, antivivisectionists, bonesetters, diet therapists, hydrotherapists) became active, including probably 500+ lay homeopaths (see Peter Morrell, 1995).

Most towns at that time had a herbalist and a homeopath. Leading figures of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s include Noel Puddephatt, J Ellis Barker, Rev. Harold Edgar Tyrwhitt, Leslie J Speight, Edward W Cotter, Arthur Jenner (born c1916), Frank Parker Wood, Eric F W Powell, George Pettitt (c1890-c1965), Harry Benjamin (c1890-c1950), Darnell Cooper and Edwin D W Tomkins.


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