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Abercromby, John

  • Person
  • 1841-1924

Scottish soldier and archaeologist. Governor of St George’s Hospital 1870

Abrahams, Adolphe

  • Person
  • 1883-1967

British doctor and sports scientist

Acland, Henry Wentworth Dyke

  • Person
  • 1815-1900

Born at Killerton, Devon. Educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford. Studied medicine at St George's Hospital and Edinburgh. All Souls fellowship 1842, Lee's reader in anatomy at Christ Church 1846; BM 1846.

Physician at the Radcliffe Infirmary 1847. Aldrichian professor of clinical medicine 1851. Radcliffe librarian at Oxford. Fellow of the Royal Society. Regius chair of medicine at Oxford 1857. Founded the Oxford University Museum 1860; curator of the university galleries and the Bodleian Library. Private practice in Oxford. Oxford's first representative on the General Medical Council 1858; president of the council 1874-1887. Harveian orator 1867. Baronet in 1890.

Married Sarah Cotton in 1846; they had seven sons (including T.D. Acland, FRCP) and one daughter. Died 16 Oct 1900 at Oxford.

Acland was related to the banker Henry Hoare, one of the founders of St George's Hospital.

Sarah Cotton was the daughter of William Cotton, FRS (1786-1866), governor of the Bank of England, merchant and philanthropist, son of Joseph Cotton, captain and director in the East India Company.

Acland, Thomas Dyke

  • Person
  • 1809-1898

Governor of St George’s Hospital 1878. Brother of Henry Wentworth Acland, physician at St George’s; related to banker Henry Hoare, one of the founders of St George’s Hospital. Conservative politician.

Adams, Joseph

  • Person
  • 1756-1818

Student at St George's Hospital under John Hunter; studied also at St Bartholomew's Hospital and Guy's Hospital. Became a member of the Corporation of Surgeons in 1790. MD 1795 from the University of Aberdeen based on his work 'Morbid Poisons'. Lived and work at Madeira for eight years, and is said to have introduced cowpox to Madeira. Admitted as an extra-licentiate to the London Royal College of Physicians on his return to England in 1805. Physician at the Smallpox Hospital 1806, where he contributed to a report on smallpox. Remembered as the founder of medical genetics.

Adams, [Unknown]

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1948-1951

Addyman, John Gardner

  • Person
  • 1867-1946

Educated at Bradford Grammar School, Magdalen College, Oxford where he studied chemistry, and Heidelberg University in Germany. Worked as a demonstrator in chemistry in Oxford

Lecturer in chemistry at St George's Medical School and biochemist at St George's Hospital.

In charge of the Physiological Laboratory of the London University at the Imperial Institute in South Kensington, where he studied chloroform anaesthesia with George Buckmaster and cholesterol.

Adeane, Elizabeth Philippa

  • Person
  • 1834-1916

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1871. Wife of the 1st Baron Biddulph, who was a British banker and Liberal (later Liberal Unionist) MP. Her husband’s grandfather was awarded around £36,000 in claims from the almost 2,000 enslaved people he owned before the emancipation.

Agar. James

  • Person
  • 1818-1896

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1869. Conservative party politician

Agar-Ellis, Leopold

  • Person
  • 1829-1899

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1890. British Liberal politican

Agar-Robartes, Thomas

  • Person
  • 1844-1930

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1874. British landowner and Liberal politician.

Ager, Joshua

  • Person

Lecturer in chemistry, materia medica and physic at the Blenheim Street School of Medicine

Aird, John

  • Person
  • 1833-1911

Governor of St George’s Hospital 1893.

Civil engineer, Conservative politician and art collector. His country house, Wilton Park in Buckinghamshire, had been built by Josias du Pre, merchant, director of the East India Company and the governor of Madras.

Aird, Sarah

  • Person

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1880. Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1880. Her husband John Aird was an English civil engineering contractor and He served as a Conservative MP. His firm was famous for building the first Aswan Dam between 1899 and 1902.

Aisley, Stephen

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1780-1806

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