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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.

Dakin, William Radford

  • Person
  • 1860-1935

Born in 1860, the son of John Dakin, JP. Educated at Owens College Manchester and later Guy's Hospital where he graduated as MB, BS in 1882.

After holding house appointments at Guy's Hospital and the General Lying-In Hospital, he was elected physician to the Royal Hospital for Women and Children in 1885 and obstetric physician to the Great Northern Hospital in 1887. In 1891 he was made obstetric physician and lecturer on midwifery at St George's Hospital, before later returning to the General Lying-In Hospital as physician.

He examined in midwifery for Oxford University and the Conjoint Board and in 1897 produced a Handbook of Midwifery. He was president of the Obstetrical Society of London in 1905-06. He emerged from retirement to serve as a surgeon with the French Army in the First World War, receiving the Legion of Honour an the Croix de Guerre.

In 1892 he married Sylvia, daughter of F.T. Lewis, but had no children. He died in a London nursing home in 1935.

Dancy, John Horace

  • Person
  • 1890-?

Educated at Ramsgate and St Laurence College. Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1911. MB, BS Lond 1919. MRCS, LRCP 1914,

Senior clinical assistant at Victoria Park Chest Hospital and National Hospital for the Diseases of Heart. Assistant medical officer at Downs Sanatorium, Sutton. Temporary captain at RAMC, 1914-16, took part in Gallipoli landing. General practice in Shepherd's Bush 1919-1928, in Brighton 1929-1934 and in Richmond 1934.

Davidson, William Marshall

  • Person
  • ?-1905

Born in Maida Vale, London.

Student at St George's Hospital 1884. MB Lond 1890, MRCS, LRCP 1889. MD London, MRCP. House physician at St George's Hospital 1889, medical registrar 1898, anesthetist.

Consulting physician at the Convent of the Good Shepherd, Hammersmith. Prosector at the Royal College of Surgeons. RMO at the Royal National Hospital for Consumption, Ventnor, Isle of Wight.

Died 19 Oct 1905.

Davis Taylor, Edward James

  • Person
  • 1874-1950

Educated at Bath College and Cambridge.

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital, graduating 1904. Held junior appointments at St George's Hospital; obstetric registrar, medical registrar and clinical medical tutor.

Private practice in Southsea. Physician to the Royal Portsmouth Hospital and to St Andrew's Home for Children. Consulting physician to the Queen Alexandra Hospital, to the Gosport Hospital and to the Portsmouth Pension. Lieutenant colonel in the First World War in the RAMCT. Military member of the Hampshire Territorial Force Association. Member of the British Medical Association.

Retired from general practice due to ill health in 1938, but continued working on medical boards and at the Queen Alexandra Hospital.

Married Madelaine de la Salle 1906; they had one son. She died in 1940. Died 29 Dec 1950 at home in Southsea.

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

Dent, Clinton Thomas

  • Person
  • 1850-1912

Born at Sandgate, Kent. Educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1872. House surgeon at St George's Hospital 1876; demonstrator of anatomy, surgical registrar, joint lecturer in physiology, lecturer in practical surgery, demonstrator of operative surgery. Assistant surgeon 1880-1895, surgeon 1895-1912. Chairman of the Medical School Committee.

Magister Chirurgiae in 1899. Examiner in surgery at the University of Cambridge. Surgeon to the Belgrave Hospital for Children. Chief surgeon to the Metropolitan Police in 1904. Secretary to the Royal Medico-Chirurgical Society 1901-1904, president of the Surgical section of the Royal Society of Medicine, secretary and vice-president of the Medical Society of London. Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons; Hunterian professor, member of the Court of Examiners, member of the Council, senior vice-president. Travelled to South Africa for the Second Boer War in 1899; acted as correspondent to the British Medical Journal.

He was an active mountaineer in his free time. He never married. Died unexpectedly of septic poisoning 26 Aug 1912, and was buried at Kensal Green.

Dewsnap, William Frederick

  • Person
  • 1862-1894

Son of William Dewsnap (d.1908), surgeon and former student at St George's Hospital.

Student at St George's Hospital 1881. MRCS, LRCP 1885. House surgeon at St George's Hospital 1885.

Surgeon at the Royal Navy 1886-1888. Assistant MO at Colney Hatch Asylum. Practiced in partnership with Charles Ewart, 1891.

Died of enteric fever whilst on holiday in Cornwall, aged 32.

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.

Dickinson, William Lee

  • Person
  • 1863-1904

Son of William Howship Dickinson, physician at St George's. Educated at Winchester and Caius College, Cambridge.

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital; qualified 1886, MB 1890; 'junior roles'. Assistant physician at St George's Hospital 1894; lecturer on forensic medicine 1898.

Assistant physician at the Hospital for Sick Children 1889-1894. Spent several months in 1898 in South Africa due to pulmonary tuberculosis.

Died at Tintagel, Cornwall, in 1904, aged 40.

Douglas, James Sholto Cameron

  • Person
  • 1879-1931

From a family of medical practitioners. Born in Leicester, educated at Wyggeston School and Haileybury. Studied physiology at Christ Church, Oxford, graduating 1902.

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital; qualified 1905. Won Radcliffe Fellowship, working at Dresden and Copenhagen. Museum curator at St George's Hospital 1905.

Lecturer in pathology at Birmingham 1909. Professor of pathology at Sheffield 1915, dean of the medical school. Member of the Physiological Society. Published on pathology. Captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps

Died at Llandudno 21 Nov 1931 whilst recuperating from a long illness.

Ellison, John

  • Person
  • ?

Educated at Honiton School and Downing College, Cambridge. BA 1909, MB 1913, BC 1912. LMSSA 1911.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1908. House physician and obstetric assistant at St George's Hospital.

RMO at General Infirmary, Burton on Trent. House surgeon at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. Honorary surgeon at Cromer Cottage Hospital and Fletcher Convalescent Hom. Admiralty surgeon and agent.

English, T. Crisp

  • Person
  • 1878-1949

Born in London, the son of Thomas Johnston English, MRCS.

Educated at Westminster School and St George's Hospital. Royal College of Physicians Murchison scholarship 1900; Royal College of Surgeons Jacksonian prize 1902. Fellowship of RCS 1903; Hunterian professor 1904. Assistant surgeon at St George's Hospital 1904-1912, surgeon 1912; lecturer on surgery in the medical schoold.

Captain in RAMC territorial force 1913; served as medical officer in charge of troops at the Tower of London, and with the British Expeditionary Force in France; promoted to consulting surgeon to the Army with the rank of colonel AMS in 1917; served with the British forces at Salonika and Italy. CMG 1917; knighthood 1917. Member of the Army Medical Board until 1933. Consulting surgeon to Queen Alexandra's Military Hospital, Millbank; Royal Hospital, Chelsea; King Edward VII's Hospital for Officers. Knight of Grace and member of the Chapter-General of the Order of St John of Jerusalem. Consulting surgeon to the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, the Grosvenor Hospital for Women, Queen Charlotte's Hospital and Beckenham Hospital. Private practice at 82 Brook Street, London. Active in the British Medical Association and Goldsmiths' Company. Published on surgery.

Married Annie Gaunt McLeod in 1905; they had a daughter. Died 25 Aug 1949, aged 71, at his country house, Chilton Hall, Sudbury, Suffolk.

Evans, Arthur Owen

  • Person
  • 1859-1919

Born 30th July 1859. Educated at St George's Hospital and took the diplomas of MRCS 1880 and LRCP Lond. in 1881.

After acting as house surgeon at Dewsbury Hospital he entered the Indian Medical Service as surgeon on 31st March 1883. After four years of military duty he was posted to civil employ in Burma, where he was for many years civil surgeon of Moulmein, and after his promotion to administrative rank, inspector-general of civil hospitals. He served in the Burma War 1885-1887, and received the Burma Medal.

Evans died at Lyndhurst, Hampshire, on 22nd February 1919 aged 59.

Ewart, Charles

  • Person
  • 1851-1916

Brother of William Ewart, also a student and physician at St George's Hospital. Born in Fulham, London. Educated at Paris, Italy, Spain and Germany.

Student at St George's Hospital 1881. MRCS, LRCP 1885. MD 1888. Assistant demonstrator of anatomy at St George's Hospital 1883, assistant medical registrar 1884.

House surgeon and house physician at Royal Hants County Hospital. Private practice at 58 Queen's Gate Terrace, SW London.

Ewart, George Arthur

  • Person
  • 1886-1942

Son of James Cossar Ewart, surgeon and Regius Professor of Natural History at Edinburgh University, and Edith Sophia Turner, daughter and sister of fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons. Educated at Edinburgh Academy, Clifton College, Edinburgh University and Christ's College, Cambridge; studied natural sciences.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1909; won several prizes and scholarships. House physician to Sir Humphry Rolleston, house surgeon to Sir Crisp English, surgical registrar at St George's Hospital. Assistant surgeon 1914, surgeon and lecturer in operative and practical surgery. Surgeon to the Atkinson Morley Convalescent Hospital.

Surgeon to the Rupture Society. Consulting surgeon to the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth. Fellow of the Association of Surgeons. Captain, RAMC(T) and later major during the First World War; served at the 54th General Hospital in France and at the 4th London General Hospital at the Duke of York's Headquarters. Private practice.

Married in 1914 his first cousin Dorothy Turner, daughter of Sir George Turner, surgeon to St George's Hospital; they had two daughters and a son. Died following a very short illness on 2 Oct 1942, aged 56, in Weybridge.

Ewart, William

  • Person
  • 1848-1929

Brother of Charles Ewart, also a student at St George's Hospital. Educated at the University of Paris (his mother was French). Studied natural sciences at Caius College, Cambridge, 1873-1876.

Student at St George's Hospital 1869. Medical officer with the French army in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870 whilst a student. Qualified 1871. House physician at St George's Hospital. Returned to St George's in 1879 as a lecturer and demonstrator pathologist. Assistant physician 1882, physician 1887-1907, CP 1907-192

House physician at Addenbrooke's Hospital 1875-1876. Studied in Berlin after graduating. Physician to the Belgrave Hospital for Children. Assistant physician to the Brompton Hospital. Researched and published on thoracic disease. Gave Goulstonian lectures of 1882 at the Royal College of Physicians. Examiner at Cambridge and Durham Universities.

Fedden, Walter Fedde

  • Person
  • 1878-1952

Born in Somerset. Educated at St Paul's School.

Studied at St George's Hospital, 1895; won Treasurer's prize, Pollock prize and the Thompson medal; graduated 1902. House physician, house surgeon, obstetric assistant at St George's Hospital; assistant surgeon 1906, surgeon and lecturer on surgery 1914, consulting surgeon 1934.

Surgeon at the Hampstead General Hospital, Bolingbroke Hospital in Wandsworth; consulting surgeon at the Victoria Hospital for Children, Chelsea. Examiner in surgery at the University of Cambridge and the University of London. During WWI, served in HMS China with the rank of surgeon-lieutenant RNVR. Private practice at 14 Welbeck Street.

Married Sybil Mary Haines in 1920; they had no children. Died suddenly 12 Mar 1952, aged 73 at home.

Fenton, William James

  • Person
  • 1868-1957

Born at Aston Manor, Warwickshire on 24 December 1868. He was educated at the Leamington Collegiate School. He went to Caius College, Cambridge in 1887, and received his clinical training at St George's Hospital.

After graduation he held a number of appointments at St George's Hospital before joining the staff at Charing Cross and Brompton Hospitals. At Brompton he was in charge of the Chelsea Tuberculosis Dispensary from 1911. For some years Fenton was dean of Charing Cross Hospital Medical School and also dean of the Medical School at Brompton. He retired from the staff of Charing Cross in 1933, and from Brompton in 1939. On his retirement he was appointed consulting physician to both hospitals.

Fenton was an examiner in medicine for the Royal College of Physicians, Cambridge University, the University of Wales and the Society of Apothecaries of London. He was joint author with L.S.T Burrell of a textbook entitled Diseases of the Chest (1930).

He married Vivian Olive Ferguson, who died in 1930, and had one daughter and two sons. He died on his eighty-ninth birthday on 24th December 1957.

Fisher, Frederick Charles

  • Person
  • 1858-1918

Educated at King's College School and St George's Hospital. Ophthalmic and orthopaedic assistant and house surgeon at St George's Hospital.

Surgeon to the West Herts Hospital. Medical officer and public vaccinator to the King's Langley District of the Hemel Hempstead Union. Public vaccinator to the Abbots Langley District of the Watford Union. Member of the West Herts Medical Society. Private practice with Sydney Hartill.

Married Clara Elizabeth Mortimer in 1882; they had two daughters and two sons. The elder son was killed in action in 1914; the younger son succeeded his father in his medical practice.

Died of influenza 6 Nov 1918. Buried at King's Langley.

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