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Acland, Henry Wentworth Dyke

  • Person
  • 1815-1900

Born at Killerton, Devon. Educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford. Studied medicine at St George's Hospital and Edinburgh. All Souls fellowship 1842, Lee's reader in anatomy at Christ Church 1846; BM 1846.

Physician at the Radcliffe Infirmary 1847. Aldrichian professor of clinical medicine 1851. Radcliffe librarian at Oxford. Fellow of the Royal Society. Regius chair of medicine at Oxford 1857. Founded the Oxford University Museum 1860; curator of the university galleries and the Bodleian Library. Private practice in Oxford. Oxford's first representative on the General Medical Council 1858; president of the council 1874-1887. Harveian orator 1867. Baronet in 1890.

Married Sarah Cotton in 1846; they had seven sons (including T.D. Acland, FRCP) and one daughter. Died 16 Oct 1900 at Oxford.

Acland was related to the banker Henry Hoare, one of the founders of St George's Hospital.

Sarah Cotton was the daughter of William Cotton, FRS (1786-1866), governor of the Bank of England, merchant and philanthropist, son of Joseph Cotton, captain and director in the East India Company.

Aird, John

  • Person
  • 1833-1911

Governor of St George’s Hospital 1893.

Civil engineer, Conservative politician and art collector. His country house, Wilton Park in Buckinghamshire, had been built by Josias du Pre, merchant, director of the East India Company and the governor of Madras.

Anthony Ashley Cooper

  • Person

Left a legacy of £100 in 1771

Elected to the Trustees For the Establishment of the Colony of Georgia in 1733, instrumental in the foundation of the colony

Antrobus, Hugh Lindsay

  • Person
  • 1823-1899

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1858. Banker. His father was a slave owner and ran a number of sugar plantations in Jamaica, British Guiana and St Kitts. After emancipation in the 1830s, he received compensations for the ownership of over 500 slaves on eight estates in the West Indies.

Arkwright, Evelyn Addington

  • Person

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1878. Second wife to Francis Arkwright, British politician. In 1882, the family emigrated to New Zealand, where Francis commissioned a country house on the Rangitikei river. He attempted to stand for the Rangitikei electorate twice and was eventually appointed to the New Zealand Legislative Council in 1895. They returned to England in 1906.

Atkinson, [Unknown]

  • Person

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1872. Her husband was Arthur Samuel Atkinson (1833-1902) who was a Journalist, lawyer, philologist, astronomer and naturalist. They were part of a group of families who settled at New Plymouth, New Zealand in the 1840s and 1850s. Arthur was a military volunteer with the Bushrangers during the Taranaki Wars of the 1860s and served as an MP in Auckland and Wellington.

Baker, Frederick Grenfell

  • Person
  • 1853-1930

'Burton’s personal physician during his last years in Trieste. He was born on Lahore, the son of an Indian army officer. He trained at St George’s Hospital and entered the Royal College of Surgeons in 1877. He worked for the next ten years as the surgeon at the Poplar Hospital in London. He was also a keen amateur photographer and attempted to patent “Improvements in Photographic Cameras” in 1891. The Burtons first met Baker at Cannes in 1887, where RFB had a heart attack. Poor health had forced Baker to quit his London practice, so Isabel engaged him to replace the Canadian Dr. Ralph Leslie as Burton’s personal physician on October 17th 1887. He was author of The Model Republic (1895) on Switzerland, which Burton had helped him find a printer for, through Leonard Smithers. His photographs of the Burtons and their house in Trieste, and of the deathbed scenes there, have been widely-used, and he registered copyright for several of them.[27] Reports circulated after Burton’s death that Baker was preparing a biography of Burton; however, he had fallen out with Isabel over her destruction of Burton’s manuscripts. Baker left some important reminiscences of the Burtons’

Bancroft, Edward Nathaniel

  • Person
  • ?

Son of Dr E. Bancroft, FRS, author of the ‘Natural History of Guiana.

MD Cantab, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. Physician at St George’s Hospital 1808-1811; resigned on account of ill health and moved to Jamaica as a physician to the army. Wrote on the health of soldiers, yellow fever, typhus and other infectious diseases.

Banister, George

  • Person
  • 1819-1884

Born 17th October 1819. Student at St George's in 1836.

Banister entered the Bengal Army as assistant surgeon on 12th January 1845, being promoted surgeon in 1858 and surgeon major in 1865. He was deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals from 1871 until his retirement in 1876. He saw active service in the Indian Mutiny, and was present at the seige and capture of Delhi, the operations in Rajputana, and the final campaign in Oudh, for which he received the Medal and Clasp.

He died at Eastbourne on 6th December 1884.

Barker, Anthony

  • Person
  • 1920-1993

Consultant surgeon at St George's. Medical missionary in Zululand [KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa]. Died in an accident with his wife Maggie on a tandem bike in 1993.

Barker, Maggie

  • Person
  • 1916-1993

Doctor at St George's. Medical missionary in Zululand [KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa]. Died in an accident with her husband Anthony on a tandem bike in 1993.

Bass, Michael

  • Person
  • 1837-1909

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1884. Governor of St George's Hospital in 1884. Brewer, Liberal politician, and philanthropist. He was a director of the family brewing firm Bass, Ratcliff, Gretton and Co from 1863, and Chairman of the Directors upon his father's death in 1884. His philanthropy mostly related to the town of Burton upon Trent near the family seat at Rangemore - he contributed towards the Stapenhill viaduct, Ferry Bridge and St Chad's Church. Bass pale ale was exported throughout the British Empire and the logo was the UK's first registered trade mark.

Bertolacci, John Hewetson

  • Person
  • 1850-1922

Student at St George's in 1873. LSA Lond 1880. Assistant medical registrar at St George's Hospital.

Fellow of the Obstetrical Society and the British Gynaecological Society; member of the British Medical Association. Coroner at Swaziland, South Africa. Medical Officer at Forbes Reef and Southern Forbes Reef Gold Mining Company, South Africa. Medical adviser to king Umbandine (Mbandzeni, King of Swaziland 1875-1889).

Published on diabetes.

Bevan, Charles Edward

  • Person
  • 1905-1956

Student at St George's; qualified 1931. House physician, house surgeon, R.O.A. and casualty officer at St George's.

In Colonial Medical Service from 1933. Worked on tuberculosis in Cyprus, including at Kyperounda Sanatorium, for the Cyprus Government and for the Cyprus Asbestos Company.

Died in 1956; his obituary states that he was 'murdered by terrorists in Cyprus while attending a patient'

Birch, John William

  • Person
  • 1811-1891

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1860. English rationalist writer. His father had been an East India Company ship captain.

Blackburn, [Unknown]

  • Person

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1866. Governor of St George's Hospital in 1866. This could either refer to Colin Blackburn, Baron Blackburn, or John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn. Baron Blackburn was a Scottish judge and Viscount Morley was a British liberal statesman, writer and newspaper editor. The Viscount also served as Chief Secretary of Ireland twice and as Secretary of State for India between 1905 and 1910.

Bonham, George Francis

  • Person
  • 1847-1927

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1872. British diplomat, ambassador to Serbia and Switzerland. His father was a colonial governor who serves as the 4th Governor of the Straits Settlements and the 3rd Governor of Hong Kong.

Borthwick, Algernon

  • Person
  • 1830-1908

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1889. British journalist and Conservative politician. Editor and owner of the Morning Post. It is said that Borthwick gave the Morning Post its 'Conservative, Imperialist and Protectionist' nature and played a role in popularising the Primose League, which was dedicated to spreading the ideas of Conservatism.

Bostock, Marian Noel

  • Person
  • 1891-1975

One of the first female students at St George's. Grew up in Victoria, Canada. Daughter of Hewitt Bostock. British Columbia senator. Sent to school in England aged 15, educated at Prior's Field, Godalming.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1914. MB, BS Lond 1917. MRCS, LRCP 1917. Surgical registrar, house surgeon, obstetric assistant and resident anaesthetist at St George's Hospital.

House physician at Queen's Hospital for Children in Hackney. Missionary in India in 1922-1934, where she met her husband Victor Sherman. They moved to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, where she founded the Humanist League of Canada. Chairperson of the mental hygiene committee for the Canadian Council of Women. Canadian Humanist of the Year 1975.

Bouverie, Jacob

  • Person
  • c.1694 – 1761

Left a legacy of £100 (?) in 1761

Trustee and later common councillor of the Georgia Society as of 1737, donating £1000 to the society.

Boyle, [Unknown]

  • Person

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1892. Her husband was Richard Boyle, 6th Earl of Shannon. He moved to Canada in 1883, established a ranch there. He served as a Captain of the Rocky Mountain Rangers and was a politician in Canada's Northwest Territories.

Brassey, Thomas

  • Person
  • 1836-1918

Liberal Party politician. Governor of Victoria, Australia. Founded of The Naval Annual, a British Royal Navy periodical.

Brassey, Thomas Allnutt

  • Person
  • 1863-1919

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1898. British peer, who worked for many years as editor or joint editor of Brassay's Naval Annual. In 1894, he was Assistant Secretary of the Royal Commission on Opium. After the outbreak of the Second Boer War, he volunteered for active service and acted as Civil Commissioner for the British government at Pretoria in 1901.

Britten, Ella Marianne

  • Person
  • 1890-?

One of the first female students at St George's in 1917.

Born in Grahamstown, South Africa. Daughter of George Britten. Attended Rhodes University College, Grahamstown and Newnham College, Cambridge.

MRCS, LRCP Lond, MB, BS Lond. House surgeon and house physician at St George's 1919-1920. Honorary medical officer at Settler's Hospital, Grahamstown 1925. GP. Member of Settler's Hospital Board and Fort England Mental Hospital.

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