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Brodhurst, Bernard Edward

  • Person
  • 1822-1900

Born at the Friary, Newark on 4th February 1822. In 1840 he was articled at the Royal College of Surgeons to John Goldwyer Andrews at the London Hospital. After qualifying he was appointed House Surgeon. After a year he attended hospitals in Paris and later Vienna where he studied opthalmic surgery and pathological anatomy. He later travelled to Prague, Berlin, Pavia, Pisa, Florence and Rome.

Returning to London, he was elected in 1852 a Surgeon on the staff of the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, and in 1862 he was elected Assistant Surgeon at St George's Hospital, and later Surgeon with Orthopaedic Wards until 1874. By the time of his death he was Surgeon to the Orthopaedic Hospital, and for a time he was Lecturer on Orthopaedic Surgery at St George's. He was on the staff of the Royal Hospital for Incurables, and Consulting Surgeon of the Belgrave Hospital for Children. For many years he had the chief orthopaedic practice in England.

He was an Associate of the Academy of Sciences of Rome, and Corresponding Member of the Medical Scieties of Lyons, Odessa and Rome, of the Chirurgical Society of Paris, and of the American Orthopaedic Association.

He died on 20th January 1900.

Brodie, George Bernard

  • Person
  • 1839-1919

Son of Charles George Brodie, nephew of Sir Benjamin Brodie.

Student at St George's Hospital; qualified in 1862.

Obstetrician. Private practice. Attended the birth of Princess Alice in 1868. Physician to Queen Charlotte's Lying-In Hospital. Physician-accoucheur to St George's, Hanover Square Dispensary.

Married in 1893 Mary Maxwell of St Petersburg; they had one daughter and three sons. Died 27 May 1919.

Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert

  • Person
  • 1892-?

Son of William Henry Bull, and half-brother of D.W.A. Bull, who were also students at St George's Hospital.

Educated at Wellington and Caius College, Cambridge. BA 1912, MB 1918. Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1911. MRCS, LRCP 1918.

House physician at St George's Hospital.

Captain at King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 1914-1917.

Bull, William Charles

  • Person
  • 1858-1933

Born in Cheshire, son of a Liverpool merchant. Educated at Hereford Cathedral School and Caius College, Cambridge 1877; BA 1881 in natural sciences.

House surgeon and surgical registrar at St George's Hospital from 1881, until he moved temporarily to Switzerland due to tuberculosis. On his return to England, he worked as an assistant to Sir William Dalby and as a surgeon to the Belgrave Hospital for Children.

Appointed aural surgeon and lecturer on aural surgery at St George's Hospital in 1892, following Dalby, and consulting aural surgeon in 1912.

Married Amy Flemmick of Roehampton in 1895; they had one daughter. He died 24 Feb 1933.

Bull, William Henry

  • Person
  • ?-1921

Educated at St George's Hospital and took the diplomas of M.R.C.S in 1874 and of L.R.C.P.Lond. in 1875. He took the F.R.C.S.Edin in 1882.

House Surgeon and Assistant Surgical Registrar at St George's Hospital until he went into practice at Stony Stratford.

He held the Volunteer Decoration, and in 1913 he was appointed Honorary Surgeon to the King. He was a Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem and an honorary associate, lecturer and examiner for the St John Ambulance Association. He was a member of the British Medical Association and had been president of the South Midland Branch. He became a member of the Naval and Military Committee of the British Medical Association in October 1913. For many years was a member of the Bucks Territorial Force Association and was appointed Country Director of the Bucks branch of the British Red Cross Society.

Died at Stony Stratford on 14th August 1921. His son, Lieutenant G J O Bull, 2nd Field Company, East Lancashire was killed in the Dardanelles on 8th July 1915.


Cahill, John

  • Person
  • 1857-1919

Educated at Beaumont College, Windsor and in Germany. Studied at Durham and St George's Hospital.

House surgeon at St George's Hospital, 1877. Later a member of the Committee of Management, and Temporary Assistant Physician during WWI. Worked as a GP; private practice at 12 Seville Street, Lowndes Square. Surgeon to the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth. Medical adviser to the Egyptian Civil Service, Member of the Medical Commissioners' Board.

Married Lucy Keith in 1887. They had two daughters and one son, Captain Archibald Cahill, who was killed in action in 1917. He died 6 Sep 1919.

Canton, Frederick

  • Person
  • ?

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1867. MRCS 1871, LRCP 1872, LSA 1872, LDS 1875.

President of the Odontological Association.

Carter, Henry Vandyke

  • Person
  • 1831-1897

Born in Hull, the son of painter Henry Barlow Carter and Eliza Barlow, he grew up in Scarborough. Educated at Hull Grammar School and St George's Hospital, graduating in 1852. Spent a year in Paris following his studies.

Studied anatomy at the Royal College of Surgeons on his return to London. Commissioned to make anatomical drawings for the St George's Hospital School of Medicine in 1853. Bachelor of Medicine at the University of London 1854, a degree he had initially failed the previous year. Demonstrator of anatomy at St George's Hospital.

He met Henry Gray at St George's around 1850, and worked with him to illustrate his books, most famously in 1856-1857 Gray's proposed anatomical textbook, which was to be known later as 'Gray's Anatomy'. Gray, however, did not credit Carter for his work on 'On the Structure and Use of the Spleen', 1851, and there were disagreements about acknowledgments as well as pay of Carter's later work.

Assistant surgeon IMS 1858. Professor of Anatomy and later principal at Grant Medical College. Published 'Spirillum fever, or famine fever, as seen in Western India' in 1882.

Retired with the rank of Deputy Surgeon General in 1888. Honorary surgeon to the queen 1890. Died at Scarborough 4 May 1897.

Carter, Robert Brudenell

  • Person
  • 1828-1918

Apprenticed to a general practitioner. Educated at the London Hospital; qualified in 1851. Worked as an assistant to a practitioner in Leytonstone. Volunteered in the Crimean War as a staff surgeon in Turkey, and acted as a correspondent to The Times.

On his return from the war, moved from Putney to Fulham and to Nottingham, where he participated in founding the Nottingham Eye Infirmary, and began to specialise in ophthalmology. Moved to Stroud in 1862, had a partnership with George Samuel Gregory; participated in establishing the Gloucestershire Eye Institution.

Married aged 40 and moved to London. Worked for The Times and The Lancet. Surgeon to the Royal Eye Hospital, Southward, 1869-1877. Ophthalmic surgeon to St George's Hospital 1870; consulting surgeon 1983. Ophthalmic surgeon to the National Hospital for Paralysis and Epilepsy. Hunterian Professor, Orator, Lettsomian Lecturer at the Royal College of Surgeons, president of the Medical Society of London. Represented the Apothecaries' Society on the General Medical Council. Sat on the first London County Council, and participated in establishing a committee to report on the Care of the Insane, but was not re-elected.

Published on hysteria and diseases of the nervous system; on medical education; on ophthalmology.

Married twice, to Helen Ann Beauchamp and to Rachel Elizabeth Hallpike. Had four sons. Died at home in Clapham Common 23 Oct 1918, aged 91. Buried at West Norwood Cemetery.

Cavafy, John

  • Person
  • 1838-1901

Born in London; his parents were both of Greek origin. Educated at Brighton and University College London. Worked in the City alongside his father before studying medicine.

Student at St George's Hospital 1861-1867; MB 1867. Junior appointments at the hospital. Assistant physician 1874-1882, physician 1882-1898, consulting physician 1899-1901. In charge of the skin department 1882. Lecturer on comparative anatomy, physiology and medicine.

Physician to the Victoria Hospital for Children. Examiner in medicine for London University.

Married Marigo Ralli; they had one daughter. Retired to Hove in 1898 due to ill health. Died 28 Apr 1901 whilst visiting London.

Champneys, Francis Henry

  • Person
  • 1848-1930

Born in London. Educated at Winchester College, Brasenose College, Oxford and St Bartholomew's Hospital; BM 1875, MD 1888. Radcliffe travelling fellowship at Oxford University 1872; studied at Vienna, Leipzig and Dresden.

Assistant obstetric physician at St George's Hospital 1880-1885; obstetric physician 1885-1891.

Obstetric physician to the General Lying-in Hospital, York Road. Physician accoucheur to St Bartholomew's Hospital 1891-1913.

Fellow of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society and the Royal College of Physicians. President of the Royal Society of Medicine, 1912. Campaigned for raising the status of midwives; first chairman of the Central Midwives' Board 1902-1930; campaigned for the Midwives Act 1902. Crown nominee 1911-1926 of the General Medical Council. Baronet 1910. Involved in founding the British College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1929.

Married Virginia Julian Dalrymple in 1876; they had three sons and one daughter. Died 31 Jul 1930 aged 83 at his home in Nutley, Sussex, and buried at Hampstead cemetery. His son Weldon Dalrymple-Champneys was also a physician.

Cheadle, Walter Butler

  • Person
  • 1835-1910

Educated at Bingley Grammar School and Caius College, Cambridge. BA 1859. Student at St George's Hospital, MB 1861. Accompanied Viscount Milton in 1862 on an expedition to the Rocky Mountains and contributed to an account of the journey, 'The North-West Passage by Land'.

Assistant physician, lecturer and dean of medical school at St Mary's Hospital; assistant physician at Great Ormond Street, 1869. Consultant on children's diseases; worked on artifical feeding of infants and rheumatism. Advocated admission of women to the profession. Lecturer at the London Medical School for Women. Censor of the Royal College of Physicians.

Married Anne Murgatroyd in 1866; they had four sons. Married Emily Mansei Mansel, Inspector of Queen Victoria's Jubilee Institute for Nurses.

Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta

  • Person
  • 1892-1924

Educated at King Alfred School, Hampstead, an unusual establishment for its time in that it advocated co-education, without distinction between boys and girls; her mother was involved in running it. Her grandfather
and several other relatives were members of the medical profession.

Student at the London Royal Free Hospital, School of Medicine for Women and St George's Hospital; awarded John Hunter gold medal. Conjoint diploma of the Royal Colleges 1916; MB, B.S.Lond. 1917. LRCP 1916, MRCS
1916; fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1920, aged 27. Master of Surgery of the University of London.

She was one of the first four women admitted to St George�s medical school (the other three were Elizabeth O�Flynn, Mariam Bostock and Helen Ingleby). House surgeon, house physician, resident
anaesthetist and surgical registrar at St George's Hospital; casualty officer and assistant in the venereal disease department.

Voluntary resident surgeon to the university clinic in Z�rich, Switzerland; visited clinics at Vienna, Budapest, Frankfurt and Madrid during the year. On her return to England, appointed surgeon to the Bermondsey Medical Mission, surgical registrar to the London Temperance Hospital, clinical assistant at the out-patient department of the South London Hospital for Women, clinical assistant to the Women's Lock Hospital. Private practice in London.

Died 27 Mar 1924 of bronchopneumonia following typhoid fever, despite efforts to find a suitable blood donor on time, broadcast through the London wireless station.

On becoming a medical student at the former institution "her extremely youthful appearance" evoked comment, but her independence of thought, concentration, and great perseverance soon gained the respect of all who could appreciate a character set on achievement and inspired by the tradition of her family. Sir Humphry Rolleston, writing of her work at the Hospital Museum, says that he came to respect "her high ideals and practical efficiency", and both he and Mrs Scharlieb bore witness to the keenness of her intellect and her personal charm.

Collard, Frederic Stuartson

  • Person
  • 1873-1929

Educated at St George's Hospital, where he was House Surgeon, House Physician, Surgical Registrar, and Demonstrator of Anatomy before he settled in practice in Brighton Road, Croydon.

He died in Croydon on January 21st 1929.

Colledge, Lionel

  • Person
  • 1883-1948

Born 5th October 1883, the son of Major John Colledge of Lauriston House, Cheltenham. He was educated at Cheltenham College, Caius College, Cambridge, and St George's Hospital Medical School.

After a period as demonstrator of anatomy at King's College, he was appointed assistant aural surgeon at St George's Hospital, and ultimately became consulting surgeon in the ear and throat department. He was later appointed assistant surgeon to the Golden Square Throat Hospital, and later consulting surgeon to the Royal National Throat, Nose, and Ear Hospital. At the Royal National he inaugurated the Institute of Laryngology and Otology, and he was one of the founders of the British Association of Otolaryngologists. During the first world war he served in France, with the rank of captain, RAMC, as aural surgeon to the army.

Returning to London he was appointed aural surgeon at St George's Hospital, and he later became senior surgeon, and also to the West End Hospital for nervous diseases and the Royal Masonic Hospital. He was consulting laryngologist to the Royal Cancer Hospital. After his retirement from St George's Hospital he became surgeon to the ear and throat department of the Prince of Wales Hospital, Tottenham. During the second world war he remained in London and took charge of the throat departments at St Mary's Hospital and at the Cancer Hospital. He was also a consulting otologist to the Royal Navy.

He was for many years an examiner for the Conjoint diploma in laryngology and otology. He delievered the Semon lecture in the University of London in 1927, and the Lettsomian lectures at the Medical Society of London in 1943.

He married Margaret, the eldest daughter of Admiral J W Brackenbury. They had a son, Maule, and a daughter, Cecilia. He became paralysed from acute coronary disease, and died at his home at 2 Upper Wimpole Street on 19th December 1948, aged 65.

Collier, James Stansfield

  • Person
  • 1870-1935

Educated at the City and Guilds Institute, London and St Mary's Hospital; BSc 1890; qualified as a doctor 1894. Held a number of junior appointments at St Mary's and at the National Hospital for the Paralysed and Epileptic; assistant physician 1902, physician 1921.

Assistant physician at St George's Hospital 1904-1908, physician 1908-1928, consulting physician 1928; lecturer on medicine and neurology.

Lecturer on neurology at the Bethlem Royal Hospital. Visiting staff at the Royal Eye Hospital. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians; Lumleian lecturer, FitzPatrick lecturer and Harveian orator; senior censor. Published on neurology.

Married Minna Summerhayes in 1906; they had two daughters and one son. His elder brother was Horace Stansfield Collier, FRCS. He died 9 Feb 1935 at home in London.

Comerford, Beaumont Harry

  • Person
  • 1865-1947

Born in London, baptised in Saint George's Church, Hanover Square. Educated at Sherborne School.

Student at St George's Hospital; MRCS and LRCP 1887. MD and DPH at Durham University in 1904. Senior house surgeon, house physician and obstetric asssistant at St George's Hospital. Returned to St George's during WWI as surgeon to the out-patient department, where he worked for four years without a break, and was appointed honorary governor of the hospital.

Resident medical officer at the Chelsea Hospital for Women. Clinical assistant at the Victoria Hospital for Children. Honorary medical officer for the National Children's Adoption Society. Private practice at Chester Square and Ashley Gardens.

Married Elizabeth Frances Shaw Woodgate in 1905; they had a son, Richard Eric Woodgate Beaumont Comerford, who also studied at St George's and became an anaesthetist. B.H. Comeford died 15 Jul 1947 in London.

Cooper, George Frederick

  • Person
  • 1837-c.1916

Son of William Cooper, merchant in Reading. His brother Horace Cooper was also a student at St George's Hospital.

Student at St George's Hospital 1855. MRCS 1859. Surgical registrar 1859, house surgeon 1861 at St George's Hospital. LSA 1861.

MO in charge of the British Naval Hospital at Valparaiso, Chile. Married Annie Newlove White (d.1906); they had three children.

Copestake, Thomas Goodall

  • Person
  • ?

Son of Thomas Goodall Copestake of Derby.

Student at St George's Hospital 1845.

MRCS, LSA 1848. Moved to Braidsford Derby in 1861.

His brother Walter Goodall Copestake was also a student at St George's Hospital (1855, student no 4557)

Cowell, T.W.

  • Person
  • ?

Listed as assistant apothecary at St George's Hospital in 1843.

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