Dickinson, William Howship

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Dickinson, William Howship

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1832-1913

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Born in Brighton and educated at Caius College, Cambridge and St George's Hospital; graduated in 1859.

Curator of the museum at St George's Hospital 1859, with further junior posts; assistant physician 1866-1874, physician 1874-1894, consulting physician 1894-1913.

Assistant physician at the Hospital for Sick Children 1861-1869, physician 1869-1874. Censor and curator of the museum at the Royal College of Physicians; Croonian lecturer, Harveian orator. Examiner at the Royal College of Surgeons and at the universities of Cambridge, London and Durham.

Specialised in kidney diseases and children's diseases.

Married in 1861 Laura Wilson, daughter of James Arthur Wilson, physician at St George's Hospital; they had four daughters and two sons, including William Lee Dickinson, who also studied medicine at St George's Hospital. Died 9 Jan 1913.

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Pathology Museum, St George's, University of London (1843-)

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Royal College of Physicians; Wikipedia; Blomfield 1933

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