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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.

Wintle, Frederic J.W.

  • Person
  • c.1830-?

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1854.

Davis, George Augustus

  • Person
  • ?

MRCS 1840. House surgeon and surgeon at St George's Hospital.

Surgeon at the St James's Dispensary. Private practice at 119 New Bond Street

Cutler, Edward

  • Person
  • 1796-1874

Born at Wimborne, Dorset, the son of a clergyman. Entered the Navy, but abandoned it in favour of medicine due to ill health. Educated at Great Windmill Street and St George's Hospital.

Assistant surgeon at St George's Hospital 1834-1848, surgeon 1848-1861, consulting surgeon 1861-1874.

Assistant surgeon in the Life Guards 1821-1824. Assisted Sir Benjamin Brodie in his private practice. Surgeon and consulting surgeon at the Lock Hospital. Private practice.

Specialised in venereal diseases.

Married, with a son and a daughter. Retired in 1861. Died 7 Sep 1874 at home, 15 New Burlington Street.

Hewett, Prescott Gardner

  • Person
  • 1812-1891

Born near Doncaster, the son of a country gentleman. Studied art in Paris, intending to become a painter, but choosing to study surgery instead.

Student at St George's Hospital. Demonstrator of anatomy and curator of the museum at St George's Hospital 1840. Lecturer on anatomy 1845. Assistant surgeon 1848-1861, surgeon 1861-1875, consulting surgeon 1875-1891.

President of the Pathological Society of London and the Clinical Society. Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons 1874; Arris and Gale Professor of Human Anatomy and Physiology, member of the council, chairman of the Board of Examiners in Midwifery, vice-president and president of the Royal College of Surgeons. Surgeon-extraordinary to Queen Victoria 1867, sergeant-surgeon extraordinary 1877 and sergeant surgeon following Caesar Hawkins 1884. Surgeon to Prince of Wales, afterwards King Edward VII. Baronet 1883.

Specilisms: Anatomy, head injuries.

Married Sarah Cowell in 1849; they had two daughters and one son. Died 19 Jun 1891 at Horsham, where he had retired to.

Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood

  • Person
  • 1820-1902

Also known as Athol Johnson; son of Dr James Johnson, physician to King William IV, whose surname was by error spelt Johnson instead of Johnstone. Athol Johnstone reverted to the original spelling after the death of his father.

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital. House surgeon 1845, demonstrator of anatomy, lecturer on physiology and general anatomy at St George's Hospital. He did not stand for the vacancy of assistant surgeon following the death of Henry Gray in 1861, but moved to Brighton.

Surgeon to the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street. Surgeon to the Royal Alexandra Hospital for children with hip Disease. Surgeon to the St James's Dispensary. Surgeon to the Brighton and Sussex Throat and Ear Hospital, the Invalid Gentlewomen's Home and to the Brighton Battery of the Royal Naval Artillery.

Married twice. died 16 Mar 1902 in Brighton.

Barclay, Andrew Whyte

  • Person
  • 1817-1884

Born in Fife. Educated at the Royal High School, Edinburgh. Spent a winter as a medical student at the Westminster Hospital. Qualified in 1838 and spent time in Germany, Italy, Switzerland and France before studying at Caius College, Cambridge 1842; MB 1847.

Medical registrar at St George's Hospital 1847, assistant physician 1857, physician 1862-1882, consulting physician, lecturer on materia medica and physic.

Lumleian lecturer, censor, Harveian orator and treasurer at the Royal College of Physicians. President of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society 1881. Published 'Manual of Medical Diagnosis' 1851, and on heart disease. Chelsea's first medical officer of health, examiner on sanitary science in Cambridge.

Died at Stevenage.

Dickinson, William Howship

  • Person
  • 1832-1913

Born in Brighton and educated at Caius College, Cambridge and St George's Hospital; graduated in 1859.

Curator of the museum at St George's Hospital 1859, with further junior posts; assistant physician 1866-1874, physician 1874-1894, consulting physician 1894-1913.

Assistant physician at the Hospital for Sick Children 1861-1869, physician 1869-1874. Censor and curator of the museum at the Royal College of Physicians; Croonian lecturer, Harveian orator. Examiner at the Royal College of Surgeons and at the universities of Cambridge, London and Durham.

Specialised in kidney diseases and children's diseases.

Married in 1861 Laura Wilson, daughter of James Arthur Wilson, physician at St George's Hospital; they had four daughters and two sons, including William Lee Dickinson, who also studied medicine at St George's Hospital. Died 9 Jan 1913.

Rogers, George Goddard

  • Person
  • ?-1897

Born in Newport Pagnell. Studied medicine at St Andrew's University. MRCS 1855, MRCP 1859.

Student at St George's Hospital 1852. Medical registrar at St George's Hospital in the 1850s.

Physician at the West London Hospital and the Royal Hospital for the Diseases of the Chest. Medical inspector at HM Privy Council.

Died 23 Apr 1897.

Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell

  • Person
  • 1853-1905

Educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge; MA 1879, MD 1884. Attended the Army Medical School at Netley.

Student at St George's Hospital; house physician, medical registrar.

Worked at the Army Medical School. Physician's assistant at Brompton Hospital. Clinical assistant at Central Throat Hospital. Surgeon at Kensington Dispensary. Private practice at Kensington Square, initially with Mr Merriman.

Died of pleuropneumonia, aged 52 at Preston Candover.

Slater, Charles

  • Person
  • 1856-1940

Son of N. Slater of Southport. Educated at Clifton College, 1873-1875, Studied at St John's College, Cambridge. MRSC 1884. MB Cantab. 1885. MA.

Medical registrar at St George's Hospital 1887. Lecturer in chemistry and bacteriology at St George's Hospital Medical School. Bacteriologist and lecturer in bacteriology 1895. Consulting bacteriologist 1915.

Moved to Tunbridge Wells 1918. Reader in bacteriology at the University of London. Fellow of the Royal Society and Medical Society of London. Joint editor of 'Review of Bacteriology'. Published 'Atlas of Bacteriology' with E.J. Spitta and 'Principles of Elementary Chemistry'.

Died at Tunbridge Wells in 1940, aged 83.

Whipham, Thomas Tillyer

  • Person
  • 1839-1917

Educated at Rugby and Oriel College, Oxford, graduating in 1861.

Studied medicine at St George's, BM 1866. Demonstrator of anatomy 1869, curator of the museum 1870, assistant physician 1872-1876, physician 1876-1896, consulting physician 1896-1917; dean of the medical school 1888-1893.

Specialisms: Laryngology

Examiner in medicine for Oxford University. Senior censor at the Royal College of Physicians. Prime arden of the Goldsmiths' Company.

Married Florence Tanqueray; they had one son. Retired to Devon in 1904. Died 3 Nov 1917.

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