Handfield Jones, Charles

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Handfield Jones, Charles

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Born at Liverpool, the son of a retired naval captain. Educated at Rugby, St Catherine's College, Cambridge, and St George's Hospital. He graduated as BA in 1840 and MB in 1843.

In his early career, he researched the minute anatomy of the liver, and for this, at the age of thirty one, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. The following year he was appointed to the staff of St Mary's Hospital. He co-authored a Manual of Pathological Anatomy (1854). At the Royal College of Physicians he delivered the Lumleian Lectures in 1865 and became a Censor, and in 1888 Vice-President.

He married Louisa Holt and they had two sons. He died in London.


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