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Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke

  • Person
  • 1858-1922

Born in Laugharne, Carmarthen, Wales.

Student at St George's Hospital, where he won several prizes. House surgeon at St George's Hospital.

House surgeon at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge 1881; private assistant of Sir George Humphry. Spent three years at Cambridge, studying at Downing College alongside his work. FRCS 1883.

Returned to St George's Hospital as assistant surgeon 1893, surgeon to the Throat Department 1895, surgeon 1900, consulting surgeon 1907-1922. Anaesthetist, curator of the museum 1886.

Assistant surgeon to Westminster Hospital 1886. Assistant surgeon, aural surgeon, demonstrator of anatomy and lecturer on practical surgery in the medical school at Charing Cross Hospital, 1887-1893. Surgeon and consulting surgeon to the Waterloo Road Hospital for Women and Children and the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth. Secretary to the Medical Society of London, the Dermatological Society and the Surgical Section of the British Medical Association 1895, examiner in surgery at the University of Cambridge and at Apothecaries' Hall.In 1907, he inoculated himself with syphilis during an operation, and had to retire aged 49 due to ill health. After multiple operations, his health improved. During the First World War he served as operating surgeon to a military hospital at Exmouth, near Budleigh Salterton where he had retired to. He died, unmarried, 5 Aug 1922 following a seizure whilst on holiday in the Hebrides.

Vellacott, Philip Northcott

  • Person
  • 1872-1939

Born on 7 February 1872 at Tawstock, Devon, the child of W H Vellacott and Elizabeth Ann Spear. Educated at University College School in London. He was a medical student at Guy's Hospital, where he acted as House Surgeon. He graduated MB at the University of London, with honours in forensic and obstetric medicine.

He went to South Africa during the South African War and remained there until 1933, paying periodical visits to England. During this period he acted as Surgeon to the Native Hospital in Bloemfontein, served as captain in the South African Constabulary and RAMC, and served with the British Expeditionary Force. He was vice-president of the Orange Free State branch of the British Medical Association in 1914-15 and again in 1922.

He married Agnes Joslin in 1900 and they had one son, William N Vellacott, a Diplomate in Anaesthesia of the Royal Colleges and an MRCS. Vellacott died at Lordswell, Crowborough, Sussex on 24 October 1939.

Roberts, Arthur

  • Person
  • ?-1909

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1855. MRCS 1859, LSA 1860. LRCP 1861.

Obstetric assistant at St George's Hospital 1860.

Practice in Kensington, in partnership with J.J. Merriman. Surgeon at Kensington Dispensary.

Died at Eltham, 19 Mar 1909.

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.

Gardner, James Cardwell

  • Person
  • 1864-?

Educated at Rugby and Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1889. BA, MB BC 1893.

House surgeon and house physician at St George's Hospital 1895.

Union medical officer, Amersham, Buckshire. Certifying factory surgeon. Fellow of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Medical officer of health for Amersham.

O'Flynn, Elizabeth

  • Person
  • ?-1946

Born in Ireland. Educated at the London School of Medicine for Women and Edinburgh Infirmary.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1915; she was one of the first four women admitted to St George�s medical school (the other three were Hetty Ethelberta Claremont, Mariam Bostock and Helen Ingleby). Qualified 1917. Clinical
assistant and assistant curator of the museum at St George's Hospital 1917; house surgeon; house physician; medical registrar and clinical assistant to the venereal diseases department.

Address 13 Nevern Place, Earl's Court WC and 56 Rathgar Road, Dublin. MRCP 1924. Clinical pathologist at King's College Hospital; clinical assistant at the West End Hospital for Nervous Diseases; assistant pathologist at the National Hospital, Queen Square, 1924; pathologist at the Queen's Hospital for Children (later Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children), Hackney; pathologist at the Mothers' Hospital, Clapton.

Specialisms: Children, brain. Published on pathology.

Married Sir Ambrose Thomas Stanton, a Canadian surgeon, in 1930 (d.1936), and became known as Lady Stanton. Died 1 Feb 1946 in London from influenzal bronchopneumonia.

In 1946 The Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology printed an obituary to her by Cuthbert Dukes, in which he praised her subsequent dedicated work at the Queen's Hospital For Children, a post which she had held for some twenty years.

Lancaster, Ernest Le Cronier

  • Person
  • 1862-1945

Born in Clapton, London. Educated at Merchant Taylor's School and St John's College, Oxford; BA 1883, BMed and MA 1887. MRCS 1887.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1883; house physician 1888, obstetric assistant 1881, demonstrator of physiology 1886, demonstrator of anatomy 1889-1890.

Demonstrator in histology at the Royal College of Surgeons. Moved to Swansea in 1898. Pathologist and anaesthist at Swansea General and Eye Hospital, senior physician; consultant physiciant at Port Talbot General Hospital, Swansea and the Institution for the Blind. Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. Lieutenant colonel, RAMC; served at the 3rd Western General Hospital in 1914-1918.

Conchologist; honorary curator of conchology at the Royal Institute of South Wales.

Barnes, Edgar George

  • Person
  • 1848-?

Born in Suffolk. LSA 1869, MRCS, MB London 1870, MD 1873.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1866. Obstetric assistant at St George's Hospital 1871.

Medical officer of health in the Eye Urban District, Suffolk 1873-1913. President of the East Anglian branch of British Medical Association 1888. President of the Norwich Medico-Chirurgical Society 1882. Physician at Glete House Asylum, Aspall. Surgeon Lieutenant at 2nd Suffolk Volunteers. President of the Medical Defence Union 1912-15. County director for Jersey.

Published on infectious diseases.

Retired to Jersey 1918.

Holl, Harvey Buchanan

  • Person
  • 1820-1886

Son of William Holl of Brompton.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1845; MRCS 1847, LSA 1858. MD Aberdeen 1859. Returned to St George's Square in 1861.

Senior Physician acconcheur at the Royal Pimlico Dispensary. Civil surgeon at the British Hospital, Scutari. Resident surgeon at the York County Hospital. Corresponding member of the Imperial Society of Medicine, Constantinople. Member of Franklin Institute, Pennsylvania.

Died at Cheltenham 11 Sep 1886, aged 65.

Howse, Alfred

  • Person
  • 1827-1888

Son of William Howse of Titchborne St, SW London.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1845; MRCS 1849, LSA 1851. Surgical registrar at St George's Hospital.

Resident surgeon at the Western Dispensary and chief surgeon at Crimea Engineering Corps. Moved to Victoria Dock Road in 1861, Surgeon at Victoria Dock Works. Moved to Somerset in 1879.

Married Lucy Elizabeth Conroy. Their son, Sir Neville Reginald Howse, a surgeon, became Minister of Defence and Health and Minister of Repatriation in 1925-1928. Alfred Howse died 2 Jun 1888, and was buried at Kensal Green Cemetery.

Jones, Thomas

  • Person
  • ?

Student at St George's 1854. LSA 1860. MRCS 1861. MD Aberdeen 1870. MB 1869.

Resident apothecary and resident medical officer at St George's Hospital.

Physician at Victoria Hospital for Sick Children. Private practice at 4 Chesham Place, SW London.

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