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Stabb, Arthur Francis

  • Person
  • 1867-1944

Born at Lowestoft. Educated at Cambridge University and St Thomas's Hospital. Qualified in 1889. Held junior posts at Addenbrooke's and St Thomas's Hospitals. Lecturer and examiner on midwifery at Cambridge.

Curator of the museum at St George's Hospital. Obstetric physician, lecturer on midwifery and the diseases of women at St George's Hospital.

Physician to the Queen Charlotte Hospital and East End Maternity Hospital.

Retired to Woodchester, Gloucestershire. Died 3 Oct 1944.

Tomlinson, Edward Denham

  • Person
  • 1836-1905

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital; MRCS 1858. MD 1884, St Andrew's University.

Assistant surgeon 1860 at the Army Medical Department, York and Lancaster Regiment. Participated in the New Zealand Wars in the 1860s. Served at Netley, Jersey and Malta. Retired as brigade surgeon in 1880. Worked at Beverley and St John Ambulance Association as a lecturer and examiner. Honorary associate of the Order of St John 1889.

Married, with three children. Died at Folkestone 17 Feb 1905.

Turton, James Richard Henry

  • Person
  • 1884-1977

Born in 1884, the son of a surgeon who practiced in Brighton. He was educated at Epsom College and St Bartholomew's Hospital. He passed the Conjoint examination in 1907 and graduated MB BS in 1909, becoming FRCS in 1911.

He was house surgeon to Sir Crisp English at St George's Hospital before being mobilised as Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Navy at the outbreak of war in 1914. He served in the ships of the Grand Fleet.

He was appointed honorary assistant surgeon to the Royal Sussex Country Hospital in 1921, becoming full surgeon in 1927 and senior surgeon in 1944. In 1947 he was appointed a representative of the Royal Colleges and the British Medical Association. He became a member of the South East Metropolitan Hospital Board the same year. He was a President of the Brighton and Sussex Medico-Chirurgical Society.

He died on 16th February 1977. His wife, Ethel, predeceased him. They had one daughter, Mary.

Watney, Herbert

  • Person
  • 1843-1932

Born 15th December 1843, the son of James Watney of Haling Park, Surrey. Educated at Rugby and St John's College, Cambridge. He went on to St George's Hospital and graduated in 1870, also studying medicine at University College, at Jena and at Wurzburg.

After holding resident appointments at St George's Hospital, he was made Assisstant Physician and joint lecturer on physiology. Shortly after his election as an FRCP and after acting as an Examiner in physiology for the College and for Cambridge, he retired from his professional career to his estate at Buckhold in Berkshire.

He married in 1873 Sarah, daughter of Rev. Marcus Rainsford. They had two sons and two daughters. He died on 28th May 1932.

Williams, Charles Theodore

  • Person
  • 1838-1912

Educated at Brighton and Harrow. Studied natural sciences at Pembroke College Oxford; graduated 1860. Studied medicine at St George's Hospital and in Paris; BM 1864. Spent two years in France and Italy following his graduation, due to ill health.

Demonstrator of anatomy and physiology at St George's Hospital 1866.

Assistant physician to the Brompton Hospital 1867, physician 1871.

Specialisms: Pulmonary tuberculosis; advocate of sanatorium treatment in high altitudes, of improved living conditions, ventilation and milk and water supplies. One of the founders of the National Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis. Received M.V.O. for his part in the building of the King Edward VII Sanatorium in Midhurst. Author of 'Pulmonary Consumption' (1871) together with his father, C.J.B. Williams.

Lectured at the Medical Society of London; Lumleian lecturer, Harveian orator and censor at the Royal College of Physicians.

Married Mary Jeffreys in 1868. Died 15 Dec 1912.

Harvey, Edward Robinson

  • Person
  • ?-1864

Educated at Christchurch College, Oxford. Studeud medicine at Edinburgh and at Jena, Germany for a year. Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1853. BA 1853, MA 1856, MB 1859, MD 1863. MRCP 1859.

Medical registrar and lecturer on physiological chemistry at St George's Hospital.

Died of tuberculosis at San Remo 24 Jan 1864, aged 32.

Hastings, Cecil William

  • Person
  • c.1830-?

Educated at Oxford. MRCP Lond 1857.

Demonstrator of anatomy at St George's Hospital; house surgeon 1853.

Physician at the Royal Pimlico Dispensary.

Hunt, Edward Lewis

  • Person
  • 1871-?

Educated at Merchant Taylors' School. Brother of L.C. Hunt, also a Student at St George's Hospital Medical School.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1890. MRCS, LRCP 1897. MB, BS Lond 1912. DPH Cantab 1909.

Assisatant bacteriologist and bacteriologist at St George's Hospital. Assistant lecturer in bacteriology and lecturer in clinical pathology at St George's Hospital Medical School.

Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. Clinical pathologist at Mount Vernon Hospital. Government inspector on anti-plague in Bombay Presidency, India in 1900-1901. Medical officer at Mangaldai Medical Association, Assam. Government special plague dury 1897-1898 and 1899-1901.

Margerison, Richard

  • Person
  • 1852-1906

Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (BA 1875) and St George's Hospital.

House surgeon, surgical registrar, administrator of anaesthetics and demonstrator of anatomy at St George's Hospital.

Private practice at 15 Gloucester Street, Belgrave Road, London SW. Surgeon at the Belgrave Hospital for Children. Medical officer at Winchester College, 1890. Surgeon at the Hampshire Royal County Hospital.

Died in Winchester 20 Jul 1906.

Steward, George William

  • Person
  • 1836-1864

Born near Yarmouth, Norfolk. Educated at Peterhouse College, Cambridge. BA 1861, MA 1862, MB 1864.

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital. Lodged with hairdresser Henry Hotton at 84 Mount St, St George's, Hanover Square.

Died 23 Jul 1864 in Grosvenor Terrace, Warwick Square, London, aged 28.

Allingham, Herbert William

  • Person
  • 1862-1904

Entered St George's Hospital in 1879. Served as house surgeon in 1883-1884, and at the end of his term of office was appointed surgical registrar and demonstrator of anatomy. Elected assistant surgeon to St George's Hospital in 1894.

Elected assistant surgeon to St Mark's Hospital in 1885, resigning in 1890. In 1887 he became surgeon to the Great (now the Royal) Northern Hospital, a post he held until 1896. He was appointed surgeon in ordinary to the Prince of Wales, later King George V, having been previously surgeon to the household of King Edward VII. He also filled the offices of surgeon to the Surgical Aid Society and to the Osborn Home for Officers.

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.

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.

Symes Thompson, Henry Edmund

  • Person
  • 1873-1952

Son of physician Edmund Symes Thompson, grandson of Theophilus Symes Thompson, one of the founders of the Brompton Hospital. Known as Harry. Born in London. Educated at Winchester. Studied natural sciences at Christ's College, Cambridge; BA 1894, MA 1898.

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital; qualified 1900, MD and MRCP 1903. Held junior appointments at St George's Hospital, the Westminster Hospital and the Brompton Hospital.

Worked at the Royal Northern Hospital 1905, and later at the Royal Chest Hospital; consulting physician 1934. Physician to the Royal National Hospital for Consumption, Ventnor. Consultant to the Brompton Hospital. Private practice in London.

Examiner to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.

Married Caroline Ada Chute Tacon. They had three children; their son Edmund died in an air raid whilst on duty at St George's Hospital during the Second World War. Died 18 Jan 1952.

Hope, James

  • Person
  • 1801-1841

Born in Stockport, the son of a merchant and manufacturer. Educated at Macclesfield Grammar School and Edinburgh University, and briefly at St Bartholomew's Hospital. Graduated in 1825, and spent a year in Paris and touring Europe. LRCP 1828.

Private practice in London. Physician to the Marylebone Infirmary in 1831.

Assistant physician at St George's Hospital 1834-1839, physician 1839-1841. Lecturer at St George's Medical School and at Aldersgate Street Medical School.

Specialisms: Heart. Early exponent of auscultation. Principal publication 'A Treatise on the diseases of the Heart and Great Vessels', 1832 and 'Principles and Illustrations of Morbid Anatomy 1833-1834.

Married historian Anne Fulton. They had one son, Theodore Hope. Died of tuberculosis in 1835, aged 34.

Seymour, Edward James

  • Person
  • 1795-1866

Educated at Jesus College, Cambridge; AB 1816, AM 1819, MD 1826. Spent time in Italy following his studies.

Physician at St George's Hospital 1828-1846.

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians 1827. Metropolitan commissioner in lunacy 1836. Used opium in his treatments.

Died 16 Apr 1866 of a disease of stomach and liver.

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