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Bennett, William Henry

  • Person
  • 1852-1931

Born at Chilmark, near Salisbury. Educated at Weymouth College and St George's Hospital, 1869 after a year with a GP in the country.

Won the Henry Charles Johnson prize for anatomy at St George's Hospital and various other prizes; demonstrator of anatomy 1871. Founded the 'Students' Journal and Hospital Gazette', 1873. Surgical registrar at St George's Hospital 1877. Travelled as Sir Watkin Wynn's medical attendant.

Appointed the first chloroformist of St George's Hospital 1879, a duty previously taken care of by the apothecary. Assistant surgeon at St George's Hospital 1880-1887, surgeon 1887-1905, consulting surgeon 1906-1931; governor and member of the house committee following his retirement in 1905; lecturer of surgery 1877-1899.

Examiner in anatomy at the Royal College of Surgeons 1884-1893. Member of the Court of Examiners 1897-1902. Inspector of anatomy for the metropolis. KCVO in 1901. Served at the British Red Cross and the Order of St John during World War I; appointed Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem. Commander of the Royal Order of the Redeemer of Greece. Chairman of the Invalid Children's Association. President of the Institute of Hygiene and of the Illuminating Engineers Society.

Married Isobel Lloyd Dickinson (d.1911) and Gladys Florence Hartigan of Monkstown, Co Dublin and St Leonards-on-Sea in 1914 (d.1949). Died in London at 3 Hyde Park Place 24 Dec 1931.

Pick, Thomas Pickering

  • Person
  • 1841-1919

Born in Liverpool, the son of merchant Thomas Pickering Pick. Educated at the Royal Institution School, Liverpool.

Student at St George's Hospital 1857. House surgeon 1863, surgical registrar and demonstrator of anatomy 1864-1866, curator of the museum 1866-1869. Assistant surgeon 1869-1878, surgeon 1878-1898, consulting surgeon 1898-1919.

HM Inspector of Anatomy for England and Wales. Surgeon at the Belgrave Hospital, the Victoria Hospital for Children 1886-1891 and the Home for Incurables. Examiner in anatomy at the Royal College of Surgeons and the Court of Examiners in Surgery. Hunterian Professor of Surgery and Pathology 1894. Member of the Council at the RCS, vice-president 1898-1899.

Edited the 10th-16th editions of Gray's 'Anatomy'. Edited the 5th edition of the 'Treatise on Surgery, its Principles and Practice' by Timothy Holmes, 1888. Wrote 'Fractures and Dislocations, excluding Fractures of the Skull', 1885 and 'Surgery, a Treatise for Students and Practitioners', 1899 and published on the surgery of children's diseases and wounds.

Married Adeline Lawrence. Two of their sons became doctors. Retired to the Nook, Great Bookham, Surrey. Died on 6 Sep 1919.

Blagden, Robert

  • Person
  • 1825-1898

Student at St George's Hospital 1844; MRCS 1849. Surgical registrar and surgeon at St George's Hospital.

Surgeon at St James's Dispensary. Moved to Stroud, Gloucestershire in 1861. Honorary assistant surgeon at Gloucestershire Volunteers. Moved to Minchinhampton near Stroud in 1890. Surgeon at Minchinhampton Dispensary.

Died at Teddington 22 Oct 1898, aged 73.

Bright, George Charles

  • Person
  • 1840-1922

The son of Richard Bright F.R.C.P, G.C. Educated at Rugby and Balliol College, Oxford, were he graduated with first-class honours in natural science in 1863. He studied medicine at St George's Hospital, and also at Edinburgh and Paris.

His first practice was in London and he held appointments at St George's Hospital as lecturer on comparitive anatomy, and at St George's and St James's Dispensary as physician.

He married in 1869 and soon after left London for the Continent. He practiced for a time in Dresden but in 1875 settled permanently in Cannes. One of the subjects of his research was the condition of the air in hospital wards.

He died on 21st January 1922 in Cannes, survived by his wife and three daughters.

C.S.

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.

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.

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.

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)

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.

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.

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.

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.

Gee, Adolphus John

  • Person
  • 1823-?

Born 1823 in Macclesfield, Cheshire.

Student at St George's Hospital, 1842. House surgeon 1848. He applied to the British India Office to become an Assistant Surgeon in 1849.

Jervis, Arthur

  • Person
  • 1863-?

Born in London. Educated at Epsom College 1875-1880.

Student at St George's Hospital 1881. MRCS, LRCP 1885. MB, BS Dunelm 1889. House physician at St George's Hospital 1886.

House surgeon at Seamen's Hospital, Greenwich. Captain, RAMC, 1917. MD, Durham 1897, DPH Cantab. 1895.

Jex-Blake, Arthur John

  • Person
  • 1873-1957

Educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford in classics; graduated in 1894.

Studied chemistry before studying medicine at St George's. Awarded various prizes and the Radcliffe travelling fellowship, which allowed him to visit Vienna, Copenhagen and Baltimore.

Worked at the Victoria Hospital for Children and Brompton Hospital. Goulstonian lecturer. During the First World War, served as major in the RAMC in France.

Married Lady Muriel Herbert in 1920 (d.1951); they lived in Kenya for the rest of their lives. They had one daughter.

Ogle, Cyril

  • Person
  • 1861-1931

Son of John William Ogle, physician at St George's Hospital. Educated at Westminster School. Studied at Trinity College, Oxford, graduating 1884.

Medical student at St George's; qualified in 1888. 'Held the usual junior appointments'; assistant physician 1897-1904, physician 1904-1926, consulting physician 1926-1931; curator of the museum; lecturer on medicine, pharmacology and therapeutics.

Examiner at Cambridge University and the Conjoint Board, censor at the Royal College of Physicians.

Never married. Died at Folkestone on 21 Feb 1931

Ross, Daniel McClure

  • Person
  • 1850-1924

Educated at St George's Hospital, where he became Demonstrator of Anatomy, Curator of the Museum, and Lecturer on Morbid Anatomy. He passed the MRCS and FRCS examinations in succession in June 1891, aged 41. He graduated MD at Durham in 1894 and became MRCP Lond in 1896.

He practiced in Bournemouth, and was Surgeon to the Royal Boscombe and West Hampshire Hospital.

He died at 69 Porchester Road, Bournemouth on 19th February 1924.

Smith, George Frederick Darwall

  • Person
  • ?-1967

Educated at the University of Oxford where he obtained a BA with first class honours in the final school of Natural Sciences in 1896. Attended a clinical course at St George's Hospital, and graduated in medicine in 1901. In 1902 he took the Conjoint Diploma, and the FRCS in 1905. The degree of DM followed in 1916.

Smith specialised in gynaecology and obstetrics and became Obstetric Physician to St George's Hospital in 1918 and Consulting Obstetric Physician in 1928. He was also Surgeon to the Samaritan Free Hospital for Women, and Physician to the Lying-In Hospital, London.

In 1905 he married Louisa Payne, and after he retired they went to live at Seaford in Sussex. He died there on 25 February 1967 aged 94.

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