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Adams, [Unknown]

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1948-1951

Aisley, Stephen

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1780-1806

Amyand, Claudius

  • Person
  • 1660-1740

One of the first medical officers at St George’s Hospital, 1733. Principal surgeon, serjeant-surgeon.

Son of a Huguenot refugee, naturalised in London. Admitted to the Freedom of the Barber-Surgeons Company in 1728; master 1731. Serjeant-surgeon to George I.

Early advocate for smallpox inoculation. Inoculated Princesses Amelia and Caroline.

Arbuthnot, John

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Governor of St George's Hospital 1733-?. Of Cork Street

Aspinwall, Richard

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Governor and treasurer of St George's Hospital 1733-1761

Back, Ivor Gordon

  • Person
  • 1879-1951

Educated at Marlborough College and Trinity Hall, Cambridge; graduated 1910 in natural sciences.

Medical student at St George's Hospital; qualified 1905, Allingham scholarship 1906, fellowship 1907. House surgeon, house physician and obstetric assistant at St George's Hospital; assistant surgeon 1910-1918, surgeon 1918-1938, consulting surgeon 1938-1943. Returned to work in 1943-1945; governor of the hospital 1951.

Won Albert Kahn travelling fellowship 1911, and wrote an account of his journey around the world. Served as a captain during the First World War in the RAMC at the 4th London General Hospital, the 54th General Hospital in France and as a surgical specialist at Catterick Camp, Yorkshire. Assistant surgeon at the Royal Waterloo Hospital for Women and Children, surgeon (proctologist) at the Grosvenor Hospital for Women. Examiner in surgery for Cambridge University. Active in Medical Defence Union, council member and president. Private practice in Queen Anne Street and later 4 Park Square West.

Married Barbara Nash; they had one son. Died 13 Jun 1951, aged 71.

Baird, Isaac

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1733-?. Apothecary. Of Haymarket

Broxolme, Noel

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  • ?-1748

Born either in Oakham, Rutland, or Stamford, Lincoln. Educated at Westminster School and Christ Church College, Oxford. BA 1709, MA 1711. Radcliffe travelling fellow. MD 1723. Studied medicine at St Thomas's Hospital.

One of the first medical officers at St George’s Hospital, 1733. Physician. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians 1724; Harveian orator 1731. Assisted George Lewis Teissier in Queen Caroline’s last illness.

Said to have profited from the so-called 'Mississippi Bubble' of the Mississippi Company (Compagnie du Mississippi; later Company of the West, Company of the Indies), a corporation with business monopoly in the French colonies of North America and the West Indies.

Married Amie Dowdeswell (nee Hammond) in 1730. His stepson George Dowdeswell was also a physician.

Died through suicide at Hampton, 8 Jul 1748.

Burton, Francis

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1785-1806

Burton, Simon

  • Person
  • 1690-1744

Born in Warwick, son of Humphrey Burton and Judith Coundon. Educated at Rugby and New College, Oxford University. BA 1710

One of the first physicians at St George’s Hospital, 1733. Resigned from St George’s in 1735. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians 1732; Harveian orator 1740. Attended Alexander Pope during his last illness. Royal physician-in-ordinary.

Died at his home in Savile Row, London 11 Jun 1744. In his will he left to his son James Burton his manors and lands in the counties of Warwickshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset and the Isle of Wight.

Carey, [Unknown]

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1733-?. Possibly tenant of James Lane, Viscount Lanesborough, in his townhouse on Golden Square. Hosted the first General Board of the founders of St George’s Hospital in 1733

Carter, Charles

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1777-1780

Chamier, John

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1806-1824

Cheselden, William

  • Person
  • 1688-1752

One of the first surgeons at St George's Hospita in 1733. Principal surgeon. Apprenticed to a surgeon in Leicestershire. Served under James Ferne, surgeon to St Thomas's Hospital; assistant surgeon to St Thomas's. Surgeon to Queen Caroline. Attended Sir Isaac Newton. Close to Hans Sloane.

Resigned from St George's in 1737; appointed consulting surgeon.

Cockburn, Patrick

  • Person
  • ?

One of the four men, along with Henry Hoare, William Wogan and Robert Whitham, who founded the Westminster Public Infirmary in Petty France in 1720; a disagreement between members of both the governors and medical staff on the choice of building led to the founding of both Westminster Hospital in Castle Lane and St George's Hospital on Hyde Park Corner.

Reverend Cockburn was formerly a curate at St Dunstan's, but was ejected from there in 1714, after which he was said to have taught Latin in a school in Chancery Lane.

Dent, Edward

  • Person
  • 1846-1929

Governor of St George's Hospital

Despaignol, Samuel

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1733-?. Surgeon. Of Conduit Street

Dickins, Ambrose

  • Person
  • 1687-1747

One of the first medical officers at St George’s Hospital, 1733. Principal surgeon, serjeant-surgeon. Apprenticed to serjeant-surgeon Charles Bernard. Admitted to the Freedom and Livery of the Barber-Surgeons Company in 1709. Married the daughter of his master and succeeded him as the serjeant-surgeon to Queen Anne, and later George I and George II.

One of the six lessees of Lanesborough House in 1733,

Drummond, Charles

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1827-1855

Durlacher, E.O.

  • Person

Governor of St George's Hospital 1948-1950

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