Leigh, William

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Leigh, William

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Educated at Epsom. Studied medicine at St George's Hospital, 1861. Diploma of the Royal College of Physicians of London and the Royal College of Surgeons of England 1865.

House surgeon, surgical registrar and chloroformist at St George's Hospital 1865-1870.

Joined his father in his private practice, continuing the practice after the death of his father. Surgeon to the Chiswick and Turnham Green Dispensary.

Died suddenly of apoplexy 25 Jun 1895 when boarding a steamer to cross from Glasgow to Ireland.

Two of his brothers were also students at St George's Hospital, T. Leigh (student number 4691) and Frederick Leigh (student number 5137).


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Royal College of Surgeons; Student record 1861 (No 4766)

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