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Abercromby, John

  • Person
  • 1841-1924

Scottish soldier and archaeologist. Governor of St George’s Hospital 1870

Acland, Henry Wentworth Dyke

  • Person
  • 1815-1900

Born at Killerton, Devon. Educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford. Studied medicine at St George's Hospital and Edinburgh. All Souls fellowship 1842, Lee's reader in anatomy at Christ Church 1846; BM 1846.

Physician at the Radcliffe Infirmary 1847. Aldrichian professor of clinical medicine 1851. Radcliffe librarian at Oxford. Fellow of the Royal Society. Regius chair of medicine at Oxford 1857. Founded the Oxford University Museum 1860; curator of the university galleries and the Bodleian Library. Private practice in Oxford. Oxford's first representative on the General Medical Council 1858; president of the council 1874-1887. Harveian orator 1867. Baronet in 1890.

Married Sarah Cotton in 1846; they had seven sons (including T.D. Acland, FRCP) and one daughter. Died 16 Oct 1900 at Oxford.

Acland was related to the banker Henry Hoare, one of the founders of St George's Hospital.

Sarah Cotton was the daughter of William Cotton, FRS (1786-1866), governor of the Bank of England, merchant and philanthropist, son of Joseph Cotton, captain and director in the East India Company.

Adams, Joseph

  • Person
  • 1756-1818

Student at St George's Hospital under John Hunter; studied also at St Bartholomew's Hospital and Guy's Hospital. Became a member of the Corporation of Surgeons in 1790. MD 1795 from the University of Aberdeen based on his work 'Morbid Poisons'. Lived and work at Madeira for eight years, and is said to have introduced cowpox to Madeira. Admitted as an extra-licentiate to the London Royal College of Physicians on his return to England in 1805. Physician at the Smallpox Hospital 1806, where he contributed to a report on smallpox. Remembered as the founder of medical genetics.

Addyman, John Gardner

  • Person
  • 1867-1946

Educated at Bradford Grammar School, Magdalen College, Oxford where he studied chemistry, and Heidelberg University in Germany. Worked as a demonstrator in chemistry in Oxford

Lecturer in chemistry at St George's Medical School and biochemist at St George's Hospital.

In charge of the Physiological Laboratory of the London University at the Imperial Institute in South Kensington, where he studied chloroform anaesthesia with George Buckmaster and cholesterol.

Adeane, Elizabeth Philippa

  • Person
  • 1834-1916

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1871. Wife of the 1st Baron Biddulph, who was a British banker and Liberal (later Liberal Unionist) MP. Her husband’s grandfather was awarded around £36,000 in claims from the almost 2,000 enslaved people he owned before the emancipation.

Agar. James

  • Person
  • 1818-1896

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1869. Conservative party politician

Agar-Ellis, Leopold

  • Person
  • 1829-1899

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1890. British Liberal politican

Agar-Robartes, Thomas

  • Person
  • 1844-1930

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1874. British landowner and Liberal politician.

Aird, John

  • Person
  • 1833-1911

Governor of St George’s Hospital 1893.

Civil engineer, Conservative politician and art collector. His country house, Wilton Park in Buckinghamshire, had been built by Josias du Pre, merchant, director of the East India Company and the governor of Madras.

Aird, Sarah

  • Person

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1880. Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1880. Her husband John Aird was an English civil engineering contractor and He served as a Conservative MP. His firm was famous for building the first Aswan Dam between 1899 and 1902.

Akroyd, Edward

  • Person
  • 1810-1887

Governor of St George’s Hospital 1867. Textile manufacturer.

Aldridge, Thomas

  • Person

First apothecary at St George’s Hospital in 1733; discharged after complaints in 1734

Alexander, Claud

  • Person
  • 1831-1899

Governor of St George’s Hospital 1870.

Conservative politician

Alexandra Hotel Company

  • Corporate body

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1863. Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1863. The Alexandra Hotel opened in 1864 on Hyde Park Corner and is thought to have been designed by Francis E. H. Fowler. In 1941, a bomb exploded in the hotel, causing 24 deaths and 26 serious injuries. It was demolished and rebuilt in 1954.

Allbutt, Thomas Clifford

  • Person
  • 1836-1925

Born in Dewsbury 20 Jul 1836, son of Rev Thomas Allbutt and Marianne Wooler. Educated at St Peter's School, York and Caius College, Cambridge; graduated BA 1859 in natural sciences.

Studied medicine at St George's and Paris; MB 1860.

Consulting physician in Leeds. Worked at Leeds General Infirmary, Dispensary and Fever Hospital. Lecturer on physic and anatomy at Yorkshire College.

Invented a short-stemmed, portable clinical thermometer in 1866, which was able to record temperature in 5 minutes, instead of the previous 20 minutes. He was one of the first to use the ophthalmoscope, and extended its use beyond the diagnosis of ocular diseases. Published on syphilitic disease of the cerebral ateries and on the effects of strain on the heart.

Retired from medical practice in 1889 to become commissioner in lunacy. Made regius chair of physic at Cambridge in 1892. Edited 'System of Medicine', published in 8 volumes between 1896-1899; its second edition, together with Humphry Davy Rolleston, appeared in 11 volumes in 1905-1911. Physician at Addenbrooke's Hospital 1900. Member of the General Medical Council 1908-1918. Prominent at the Royal College of Physicians.

Married Susan England in 1869; they had no children. Died at Cambridge 22 Feb 1925.

Allen, George

  • Person

Porter, Atkinson Morley Hospital

Allen, H. J.

  • Person

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1882.

Allen, J.H.

  • Person

Governor of St George’s Hospital 1876

Allingham, Herbert William

  • Person
  • 1862-1904

Student at St George's in 1879. Served as house surgeon in 1883-1884, and at the end of his term of office was appointed surgical registrar and demonstrator of anatomy. Elected assistant surgeon to St George's Hospital in 1894.

Elected assistant surgeon to St Mark's Hospital in 1885, resigning in 1890. In 1887 he became surgeon to the Great (now the Royal) Northern Hospital, a post he held until 1896. He was appointed surgeon in ordinary to the Prince of Wales, later King George V, having been previously surgeon to the household of King Edward VII. He also filled the offices of surgeon to the Surgical Aid Society and to the Osborn Home for Officers.

Allsopp, Samuel

  • Person
  • 1842-1897

Subscriber to St George's Hospital in 1894. British businessman and conservative politician. He inherited the brewing firm of Samuel Allsopp & Sons in 1880. He was also deputy chairman of the Great Northern Railway.

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