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Holmes, Timothy

  • Person
  • 1825-1907

Educated at Merchant Taylors' school in London and Pembroke College, Cambridge; BA 1847. Student at St George's 1847.

House surgeon and registrar at St George's Hospital, assistant surgeon 1861-1867, surgeon 1867-1887, consulting surgeon 1887-1907; honorary treasurer 1894, vice-president 1904.

Assistant surgeon at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street 1859, surgeon 1861-1868. Chief surgeon to the Metropolitan Police. Hunterian professor of surgery and pathology at the Royal College of Surgeons 1872; examiner 1873-1883. President of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London (later merged with the Royal Society of Medicine) and various roles at the Clinical Society and the Pathological Society of London.

Published widely on surgery, including 'Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Surgery', 1875, and edited multiple editions of Gray's Anatomy.

Married to Sarah Brooksbank, no children. Retired in 1887. Died in 1907

Sisley, Richard

  • Person
  • 1856-1904

Born at Godalming, his family background was Huguenot. Educated at Reading School.

Student at St George's Hospital 1875. LRCP, LSA 1880; MB London 1883, MD 1888, MRCP 1884. House physician at St George's Hospital 1882, curator of the museum 1885-1887, medical registrar 1888-1890.

Published a book on the influenza epidemic of 1889-1890. Examiner in medicine. Private practice at 11 York St, Portman Square?

Died in Florence, Italy in 1904, aged 47.

Haward, John Warrington

  • Person
  • 1841-1921

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital 1860-1863, MRCS and LRCP 1863-1864. Demonstrator of anatomy 1867-1870, surgical registrar 1870-72, demonstrator of morbid anatomy and curator of museum 1873-1875. Assistant surgeon and surgeon to the otrhopaedic department 1875-1880, surgeon and lecturer on surgery and operative surgery 1880-1900. Consulting surgeon 1900, member of the Weekly Board, chairman of the Nursing Committee, treasurer of the Hospital Medical School.

House surgeon at Westminster Hospital 1864. Assistant surgeon to the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street 1870. Surgeon to the Cripples' Nursery 1874-1882. Hunterian lecturer at the Royal College of Surgeons. President of the Royal Medico-Chirurgical Society, vice-president of the Clinical and Pathological Societies, president of the Surgical Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. Served on the committee of the Charity Organization Soxiety, on the Mansion House Committee on 'The Dwellings of the Poor', on the Invalid Children's Association and the Society for the Relief of Widows and Orphans of Medical Men. Private practice in London.

Married Amy Caecilia Nicholls in 1876; they had two sons. Retired to Berkhamsted. Died 20 Aug 1921.

Pinhorn, Richard

  • Person
  • ?

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1880. MRCS, LRCP, LSA 1885. House physician at St George's Hospital 1886, resident obstetric assistant 1888.

House surgeon at West London Hospital 1887. Surgeon at Dover Post Office and Dover Hospital. Member of council of the Obstetrical Society of London.

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.

White-Cooper, George Owen

  • Person
  • 1859-?

Son of William White Cooper. Educated at Marlborough and Trinity College, Cambridge. BA 1880, MA, MB 1885. MRCP 1890.

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital 1881. House physician at St George's Hospital 1885, assistant medical registrar.

Clinical assistant at Golden Square Throat Hospital. Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. Private practice in London.

Comerford, Beaumont Harry

  • Person
  • 1865-1947

Born in London, baptised in Saint George's Church, Hanover Square. Educated at Sherborne School.

Student at St George's Hospital; MRCS and LRCP 1887. MD and DPH at Durham University in 1904. Senior house surgeon, house physician and obstetric asssistant at St George's Hospital. Returned to St George's during WWI as surgeon to the out-patient department, where he worked for four years without a break, and was appointed honorary governor of the hospital.

Resident medical officer at the Chelsea Hospital for Women. Clinical assistant at the Victoria Hospital for Children. Honorary medical officer for the National Children's Adoption Society. Private practice at Chester Square and Ashley Gardens.

Married Elizabeth Frances Shaw Woodgate in 1905; they had a son, Richard Eric Woodgate Beaumont Comerford, who also studied at St George's and became an anaesthetist. B.H. Comeford died 15 Jul 1947 in London.

Cahill, John

  • Person
  • 1857-1919

Educated at Beaumont College, Windsor and in Germany. Studied at Durham and St George's Hospital.

House surgeon at St George's Hospital, 1877. Later a member of the Committee of Management, and Temporary Assistant Physician during WWI. Worked as a GP; private practice at 12 Seville Street, Lowndes Square. Surgeon to the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth. Medical adviser to the Egyptian Civil Service, Member of the Medical Commissioners' Board.

Married Lucy Keith in 1887. They had two daughters and one son, Captain Archibald Cahill, who was killed in action in 1917. He died 6 Sep 1919.

Remfry, Leonard

  • Person
  • 1861-1898

Born in Calcutta, but educated at Dulwich and St Christ's College Cambridge, and later St George's Hospital in 1882. He became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1885, a licentiate of the sister college in 1886, and took his doctor's degree at Cambridge in 1890, becoming a member of the Royal College of Physicians immediately afterwards.

He was house physician to St George's Hospital in 1887, obstetric assistant during 1889, and in 1894 he was elected assistant obstetric physician.

He was also appointed obstetric physician to the Great Northern Hospital, which he continued until his death in 1898.

Bull, William Charles

  • Person
  • 1858-1933

Born in Cheshire, son of a Liverpool merchant. Educated at Hereford Cathedral School and Caius College, Cambridge 1877; BA 1881 in natural sciences.

House surgeon and surgical registrar at St George's Hospital from 1881, until he moved temporarily to Switzerland due to tuberculosis. On his return to England, he worked as an assistant to Sir William Dalby and as a surgeon to the Belgrave Hospital for Children.

Appointed aural surgeon and lecturer on aural surgery at St George's Hospital in 1892, following Dalby, and consulting aural surgeon in 1912.

Married Amy Flemmick of Roehampton in 1895; they had one daughter. He died 24 Feb 1933.

Barker, William Levington

  • Person
  • ?

Born in Berkshire.

Student at St George's Hospital 1860; MRCS 1863, LRCP 1864. House surgeon 1865.

Prosector at Royal College of Surgeons. Lived in 22 Cheyne Row, Chelsea

Barnes, Robert

  • Person
  • 1817-1907

Born in Norwich. Son of Harriet Futter and Philip Barnes, architect and founder of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Regent's Park. Educated at home in Norwich and at Bruges, Belgium. Apprenticed to a local surgeon aged 15.

Studied medicine at University College London and St George's Hospital; qualified in 1842. Stayed in Paris for a year teaching English following his qualification before entering general practice at Notting Hill. Assistant obstetric physician at the London Hospital 1859, obstetric physician 1863. Obstetric physician at St Thomas's 1865; lecturer on midwifery. Also worked at the Seamen's Hospital, the East London Hospital for Children and the Royal Maternity Hospital.

Obstetric physician-surgeon 1875-1885 at St George's Hospital, consulting obstetric physician 1885-1907.

Published widely on obstetrics and gynecology. Lettsomian lecturer at the Medical Society of London, Lumleian lecturer and censor at the Royal College of Physicians.

Married twice, first Eliza Fawkener; they had two daughters and a son. Married Alice Maria Hughes in 1880; they had one daughter and one son. Retired to Eastbourne. Died in 1907 aged 90.

Barwell, Harold Shuttleworth

  • Person
  • 1875-1959

Born in London to Richard Barwell FRCS, surgeon to Charing Cross Hospital and Mary Diana Shuttleworth. Educated at Temple Grove and Westminster School, where he was Bishop Williams Exhibitioner, and at St George's Hospital where he held resident posts.

Deciding to specialise as a laryngologist, he became senior clinical assistant at the Golden Square Hospital. After taking the Fellowship in 1901 he was elected to the staff of the Metropolitan Ear Nose and Throat Hospital, laryngologist to Mount Vernon Hospital, otolaryngologist surgeon to Hampstead General Hospital, and finally surgeon to St George's throat and ear department.

He was President of the Laryngological Section of the Royal Society of Medicine and published a textbook on Diseases of the Larynx in 1907. He continued in private practice at 39 Queen Anne Street.

He married Evelyn, daughter of James Foster Palmer MRCS in 1907 and their two sons, Alan and Claud, entered the medical profession. He died on 27 May 1959 at Fincham End, Crowthorne, Berkshire aged 83.

Frost, William Adams

  • Person
  • 1853-1935

Born in Notting Hill, London on 10th March 1853 to Charles Maynard Frost, FRCS. He was educated at Kensington Grammar School and entered St George's Hospital in 1872, where he was prizeman in 1874.

Frost served as House Surgeon at the North Staffordshire Infirmary, and then returned to St George's Hospital, where he was house surgeon and demonstrator of anatomy. Having decided to practice as an opthalmic surgeon he became a clinical assistant at Moorfields Hospital, and opthalmic registrar at St George's Hospital. In 1881 he was elected assistant opthalmic surgeon to the Hospital, and was surgeon from 1892 until his retirement in 1906. He was the first opthalmic surgeon at the Victoria Hospital for Children in Tite Street, Chelsea from 1887 to 1890. He won the Middlemore prize of the British Medical Association in 1882 and again in 1886, was honorary librarian of the Opthalmological Society, and was lecturer on opthalmic surgery at St George's Hospital. On his retirement he was made consulting opthalmic surgeon to St George's Hospital and to the Royal Westminster Opthalmic Hospital.

Frost married Minnie D. Anderson in 1881, they had no children. He died on the 25th October 1935 at Lansdowne Crescent, London.

Fyffe, William Kington

  • Person
  • 1863-1920

Born 1863 to Deputy Surgeon-General William Johnston Fyffe RAMC. He was educated at Cambridge and St George's Hospital, graduating BA in 1885 and MB and BC in 1890, also taking the LSA in 1890, and the MRCP Lond. in 1893.

Fyffe served as house physician and medical registrar at St George's Hospital, and later assistant physician and pathologist at the Victoria Park Hospital for Diseases of the Chest. He went to New Zealand where he settled in practice at Wellington. He served at Gallipoli as medical officer with the 4th New Zealand contingent.

Fyffe died at Wellington, New Zealand, on 3rd April 1920.

Jaffray, Francis

  • Person
  • 1861-1919

Born in Adelaide, Australia. Educated at St Peter's College, Adelaide.

Moved to London to start a business, and entered St George's Hospital as a student in 1885. House surgeon 1891, ophthalmic and orthopaedic assistant. Resident medical officer 1892-1897, superintendent and visiting surgeon at the Atkinson Morley Convalescent Home, Wimbledon. Surgical registrar and demonstrator of anatomy 1897, assistant surgeon 1898, surgeon 1905. Lecturer on anatomy, lecturer to the nurses, dean of the Medical School. Consulting surgeon 1914.

Surgeon to the Belgrave Hospital for Children, the National Industrial Home for Crippled Boys in Kensington. Secretary to the Society for the Study of Diseases of Children.

Retired in 1914 due to ill health and moved to Fowey, Cornwall, where he was the honorary secretary to the Cottage Hospital and surgeon to the Fowey Auxiliary Hospital for wounded officers. Died in Fowey 20 May 1919.

Jones, Lawrence

  • Person
  • 1877-1949

Son of a vicar, educated at St Paul's School.

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital 1895. House surgeon, house physician, surgical registrar and obstetric assistant at St George's Hospital; assistant surgeon and lecturer in operative surgery 1905.

Clinical assistant at St Peter's Hospital for Stone. Assistant surgeon at the Seamen's Hospital, Greenwich. Teacher of operative surgery at the London School of Clinical Medicine.

Gave up most of his work in 1910 due to ill health. Chief examining surgeon to the Great Central Railway 1919. Served in the Observer Corps during the Second World War.

Never married. Died at home at Beaconsfield 11 Jul 1949, aged 71.

Keyser, Charles Ralph

  • Person
  • 1874-1910

Educated at St George's Hospital. He was assistant to the opthalmic surgeon and to the surgical registrar, demonstrator of anatomy and of operative surgery, assistant to the medical registrar and the dental surgeon, assistant house surgeon, assistant house physician; then house surgeon, house physician, and surgical registrar.

In 1893 he was Prosector at the Royal College of Surgeons and Clinical Assistant at the Victoria Hospital for Children, Chelsea. At the time of his death Keyser was senior assistant surgeon at the Cancer Hospital, London, and consulting surgeon at the Eliot Memorial Cottage Hospital, Haywards Heath.

Latham, Arthur Carlyle

  • Person
  • 1867-1923

Born at Cambridge, the son of P.W. Latham, FRCP, Downing professor of medicine and his wife Jemima McDiarmid. Educated at Fettes, and passed a year at Edinburgh University before attending Balliol College, Oxford, where he obtained first class honours in natural science in 1892. At the same time he was a member of King's College, Cambridge. He qualified from St George's Hospital in 1894, winning the Radcliffe travelling fellowship in 1895, and continued his studies at Vienna, Heidelberg and Berlin.

In 1898 he was promoted to Assistant Physician at St George's Hospital and Physician in 1905 became Physician. He served as Dean of the School from 1902-1904.

He was also Assistant Physician to the Victoria Hospital for Children from 1897 to 1900 and to the Brompton Hospital from 1900 to 1909, resigning from the latter on becoming Physician to the Mount Vernon Hospital for Tuberculosis. He was the author of The Diagnosis and Modern Treatment of Pulmonary Consumption (1903) and edited a System of Treatment (1912). He contibuted towards the foundation of the Royal Society of Medicine in 1907.

He died in Primrose Hill, London on 15 March 1923.

Lee, Frederick Fawson

  • Person
  • 1839-1899

Educated at Christ's Hospital (the Bluecoat School).

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital. House surgeon 1861.

House surgeon at the Salisbury Infirmary 1862. Private practice in Salisbury in 1869. Surgeon to the St Nicholas Hospital and honorary physician to the infirmary from 1847. Assistant surgeon in the Wiltshire Rifle Volunteers 1869; Brigade Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel 1891-1898. Advocate of ambulance traning; conducted classes for the police and railway staff. Member of the Southern Branch of the British Medical Association. President of the Salisbury Medical Society. Honorary Medical Officer to St Mary's Home.

Died of pneumonia following influenza on 12 Apr 1899. Buried in the Cathedral Cloisters in Salisbury.

Lee, Robert James

  • Person
  • 1841-1924

Son of Robert Lee, physician and surgeon. Educated at King's College School and Brighton College. Studied natural sciences at Caius College, Cambridge; BA 1863. Studied medicine at St George's Hospital and St Thomas's Hospital and at Paris; MB 1865.

Physician to the Western General Infirmary. Lecturer on forensic medicine and pathology at the Westminster Hospital. Assistant physician and physician to the Hospital for Sick Children.

Assistant obstetric physician at St George's Hospital. Lecturer on obstetric medicine.

Fellow and Galstonian lecturer at the Royal College of Physicians. Resigned his fellowship in 1902 'to give attention to the development of some patents'.

Married, with two daughters. Died at West Drayton, 17 Nov 1924.

Leigh, William

  • Person
  • 1843-1895

Educated at Epsom. Studied medicine at St George's Hospital, 1861. Diploma of the Royal College of Physicians of London and the Royal College of Surgeons of England 1865.

House surgeon, surgical registrar and chloroformist at St George's Hospital 1865-1870.

Joined his father in his private practice, continuing the practice after the death of his father. Surgeon to the Chiswick and Turnham Green Dispensary.

Died suddenly of apoplexy 25 Jun 1895 when boarding a steamer to cross from Glasgow to Ireland.

Two of his brothers were also students at St George's Hospital, T. Leigh (student number 4691) and Frederick Leigh (student number 5137).

Longridge, Charles John Nepean

  • Person
  • 1876-1952

Born in Cheshire. Educated at Malvern and Manchester University.

Student at St George's Hospital 1897. MD Victoria (Manchester) 1901, MB Bach 1900, MRCS, LRCP 1900, MRCP 1905, FRCS 1902.

Obstetric surgeon at Victoria Home. Examiner at Central Midwives' Board. MO at Cheltenham Ladies' College. Temporary captain at RAMC. Served in Egypt and France during the First World War. RMO at Queen Charlotte's Lying-In Hospital. House surgeon at Soho Square Hospital for Woman. House surgeon at Manchester Hospital for Children, Pendlebury. Editor of 'Nall's Aids to Obstetrics' (7th ed, 1909). Author of 'The Puerperium' (1906) and 'Manual for Midwives' (1908).

Died 13 Jul 1952.

Oakden, William Marshall

  • Person
  • 1886-1928

Born at Sherwood. Educated at Retford and Nottingham. Studied natural sciences at Peterhouse, Cambridge 1906-1909, and medicine at St Thomas's Hospital. Casualty officer, house surgeon, resident anaesthetist and clinical assistant in the Ear Department at St Thomas's Hospital.

Resident assistant surgeon 1915, surgical registrar 1916 at St George's Hospital.

Surgical specialist at Salonika during WWI as Major RAMC. Appointed orthopaedic surgeon at Springfield Park Ministry of Pensions Hospital, Liverpool in 1919; senior assistant surgeon at Queen Mary's Hospital, Carshalton in 1920; medical superintendent Metropolitan Asylums Board of St Luke's Hospital, Lowestoft, for the treatment of surgical tuberculosis in 1922.

He died unmarried at St Luke's Hospital on August 12th, 1928.

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