Grimsdale, Harold Barr

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Grimsdale, Harold Barr

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Born in Liverpool, son of obstetrician T.F. Grimsdale. Educated at Winchester and Caius College, Cambridge.

Studied medicine at St George's Hospital and was one of the founders and first editors of the Hospital Gazette. MB Cambridge 1892. House physician and ophthalmic registrar at St George's Hospital; assistant ophthalmic surgeon 1894; ophthalmic surgeon 1906, consulting ophthalmic surgeon. Teacher of anatomy.

Clinical ophthalmic assistant at Moorfields under William Lang. FRCS 1894. Worked at the Royal Westminster Ophthalmic Hospital. Council member and vice-president at the Ophthalmological Society. Private consulting practice. Published on ophthalmology. Surgeon to the Royal Normal College for the Blind and to the Artists' Annuity Fund and Governesses Benevolent Institution. Member of the Departmental Committee for the Blind.

Married Mabel Todd in 1903; they had no children. Died in 1942.


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St George's Hospital Reports 1898-1904; British Journal of Ophthalmology 1942:26(6)

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