Comerford, Beaumont Harry

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Comerford, Beaumont Harry

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

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School; 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.


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Victoria Hospital for Children (1866-1964)

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Comerford family history blog ('Comerford Profiles 34: Some Comerford surgeons in war and peace')

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