Barwell, Harold Shuttleworth

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Barwell, Harold Shuttleworth

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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.


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