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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.

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.

Ancell, Henry

  • Person
  • 1802-1863

Born in Croydon, the son of a cotton-mill owner. Apprenticed to a physician in Suffolk aged 16. Studied medicine in Edinburgh for a winter. Travelled to North America in 1823 for two years. On his return to England, he entered a partnership with his brother William Ancell, who owned a pharmacy.

Attended medical lectures at St George's under Caesar Hawkins, and St Thomas's and visited Paris for further studies. License of the Apothecaries' Company 1828, diploma of the Royal College of Surgeons 1831.

General practitioner at Albion Street, Hyde Park. Surgeon at the Western General Dispensary 1836. Lecturer on materia media, therapeutics and medical jurisprudence (forensic medicine) at at St George's (c.1836-1848) and Samuel Lane's School of Medicine adjoining St George's Hospital, and teacher of medical jurisprudence at St Mary's Hospital. Published on tuberculosis and pathological conditions of blood. Secretary to the National Association of General Practitioners, member of the Provincial Medical and Surgical Association.

Retired due to ill health in 1848. Died in 1863.

Anderson, Hugh

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Honorary archivist at St George's.

Asscher, Adolf William

  • Person
  • 1931-2014

Dean and later principal of St George's Medical School, 1988-1997. Instrumental in the creation of the joint faculty of health care sciences with Kingston University

Axton, Harry

  • Person

Chairman of the council at St George’s Medical School

Bampfylde Daniell, John

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  • 1798-1859

Studied medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospital and at Edinburgh, Dublin and Paris. Practitioner at Exeter, before moving to London to work as a physician at the Royal Pimlico Dispensary. Lecturer on the principles and practice of medicine at St. George’s School of Medicine. He died at Bonn.

Barclay, Andrew Whyte

  • Person
  • 1817-1884

Born in Fife. Educated at the Royal High School, Edinburgh. Spent a winter as a medical student at the Westminster Hospital. Qualified in 1838 and spent time in Germany, Italy, Switzerland and France before studying at Caius College, Cambridge 1842; MB 1847.

Medical registrar at St George's Hospital 1847, assistant physician 1857, physician 1862-1882, consulting physician, lecturer on materia medica and physic.

Lumleian lecturer, censor, Harveian orator and treasurer at the Royal College of Physicians. President of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society 1881. Published 'Manual of Medical Diagnosis' 1851, and on heart disease. Chelsea's first medical officer of health, examiner on sanitary science in Cambridge.

Died at Stevenage.

Bennett, William Henry

  • Person
  • 1852-1931

Born at Chilmark, near Salisbury.

Educated at Weymouth College and St George's Hospital, 1869 after a year with a GP in the country. Won the Henry Charles Johnson prize for anatomy at St George's Hospital and various other prizes; demonstrator of anatomy 1871. Founded the 'Students' Journal and Hospital Gazette', 1873.

Surgical registrar at St George's Hospital 1877. Travelled as Sir Watkin Wynn's medical attendant. Appointed the first chloroformist of St George's Hospital 1879, a duty previously taken care of by the apothecary. Assistant surgeon at St George's Hospital 1880-1887, surgeon 1887-1905, consulting surgeon 1906-1931; governor and member of the house committee following his retirement in 1905; lecturer of surgery 1877-1899. Visiting surgeon at at Atkinson Morley's Convalescent Home, Wimbledon.

Examiner in anatomy at the Royal College of Surgeons 1884-1893. Member of the Court of Examiners 1897-1902. Inspector of anatomy for the metropolis. KCVO in 1901. Served at the British Red Cross and the Order of St John during World War I; appointed Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem. Commander of the Royal Order of the Redeemer of Greece. Chairman of the Invalid Children's Association. President of the Institute of Hygiene and of the Illuminating Engineers Society.

Married Isobel Lloyd Dickinson (d.1911) and Gladys Florence Hartigan of Monkstown, Co Dublin and St Leonards-on-Sea in 1914 (d.1949). Died in London at 3 Hyde Park Place 24 Dec 1931.

Bicknell, Dorothy Joan

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Professor, Department of Psychiatry of Disability. Retired 1990

Blandford, George Fielding

  • Person
  • 1829-1911

Educated at Tonbridge School, Rugby School and Wadham College, Oxford; BA 1852, MA 1857.

Studied medicine at St George's in 1852; BM (Oxon) 1857, LSA 1857. MRCS 1858, MRCP 1860.

Resident medical officer at Blacklands House, a private asylum for gentlemen in London. Visiting physician to Blacklands House and its successor Newlands House in Tooting and to several other asylums alongside his private practice in Clarges Street, Grosvenor Street and later Wimpole Street.

Lecturer on psychological medicine at St George's 1865-1902.

FRCP 1869. President of the Medico-Psychological Association. Lumleian lecturer.

Leading author on mental illness legislation. Published 'Insanity and its Treatment' (1871) and widely on mental illness.

Married Louisa Holloway in 1864; they had two sons and two daughters. Retired to Tunbridge Wells.

Blomfield, Joseph

  • Person
  • 1870-1948

Student at University of Cambridge and St George's Hospital Medical School. Editor of St George's Hospital Gazette. Held various house posts at St George's Hospital before specialising in anaesthesia. Held appointments at several other London Hospitals. Senior anaesthetist at St George's until his retirement in 1931. During WWI commissioned by the Army; worked for the EMS during WWII. Member and honorary secretary of the Society of Anaesthetists. Founding member and president of the Section of Anaesthetics at the Royal Society of Medicine. Founding board member and editor of the British Journal of Anaesthesia. Published widely on anaesthetics. OBE in 1919 for his work during the First World War. Wrote a history of St George's.

Married twice.

Blundell, James

  • Person
  • 1790-1878

Performed first successful transfusion on human blood in 1818, and in 1840 the first successful transfusion to a patient suffering from haemophilia with Samuel Armstrong Lane at St George's.

Studied at the University of Edinburgh Medical School, MD 1813. Lectured in London on midwifery and physiology, including at Guy's Hospital.

Bond, [Unknown]

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Librarian during the Second World War

Brady, Susan

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History librarian / archivist at St George's in the 1980s

Braine, Francis Woodhouse

  • Person
  • 1837-1907

Born in London, son of Dr James William Braine, the first of 11 children.

Studied at St George's Hospital Medical School 1854; house surgeon, surgical registrar, demonstrator of anatomy; private assistant to George Pollock, surgeon at the hospital.

Resident medical officer at the Children's Hospital, Great Ormond Street. He was offered the post of chloroformist, which he reluctantly accepted, following the resignation of Henry Potter, chloroformist to St George's Hospital after the death of a patient; Braine took over Potter's practice in Maddox Street, and became an early specialist in the administration of anaesthetics. Anaesthetist to the Dental Hospital in London 1868-1894; vice-president of theh hospital on his retirement. Braine was the first in England to adopt the use of nitrous oxide gas for anaesthesia. Anaesthetist to St Peter's Hospital for Stone. One of the founders and the first president of the Society of Anaesthetics, 1893-1895. Honorary secretary and vice-president of the Medical Society of London. Published on anaesthetics.

Married twice. Died 28 Oct 1907; buried at Harrow.

Brande, William Thomas

  • Person

Lecturer on chemistry at the Royal Institution for St George's students

Bright, George Charles

  • Person
  • 1840-1922

The son of Richard Bright F.R.C.P, G.C. Educated at Rugby and Balliol College, Oxford, were he graduated with first-class honours in natural science in 1863.

He studied medicine at St George's Hospital, and also at Edinburgh and Paris. His first practice was in London and he held appointments at St George's Hospital as lecturer on comparative anatomy, and at St George's and St James's Dispensary as physician.

He married in 1869 and soon after left London for the continent. He practiced for a time in Dresden but in 1875 settled permanently in Cannes. One of the subjects of his research was the condition of the air in hospital wards. He died on 21st January 1922 in Cannes, survived by his wife and three daughters.

Brodhurst, Bernard Edward

  • Person
  • 1822-1900

Born at the Friary, Newark on 4th February 1822.

In 1840 he was articled at the Royal College of Surgeons to John Goldwyer Andrews at the London Hospital. After qualifying he was appointed house surgeon. After a year he attended hospitals in Paris and later Vienna where he studied opthalmic surgery and pathological anatomy. He later travelled to Prague, Berlin, Pavia, Pisa, Florence and Rome. Returning to London, he was elected in 1852 surgeon on the staff of the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, and in 1862 he was elected assistant surgeon at St George's Hospital, and later surgeon with orthopaedic wards until 1874.

By the time of his death he was surgeon to the Orthopaedic Hospital, and for a time he was lecturer on Orthopaedic Surgery at St George's. He was on the staff of the Royal Hospital for Incurables, and consulting surgeon of the Belgrave Hospital for Children. For many years he had the chief orthopaedic practice in England. He was an associate of the Academy of Sciences of Rome, and corresponding member of the Medical Societies of Lyons, Odessa and Rome, of the Chirurgical Society of Paris, and of the American Orthopaedic Association.

He died on 20th January 1900.

Brodie, Benjamin Collins

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  • 1783-1862

Born in Wiltshire 9 Jun 1783, son of Rev Peter Bellinger Brodie and Sarah Collins. His uncle was Thomas Denman, physician and obstetrician, alumnus of St George's and father-in-law of Matthew Baillie.

Student at Charterhouse School in London and St Bartholomew's under John Abernethy in 1801, Windmill Street School of Anatomy in 1802 under John Hunter and at St George's under Everard Home in 1803. Appointed house surgeon at St George's in 1805, assistant surgeon in 1808, surgeon in 1822. Lectured on surgery at the Windmill Street School of Anatomy and at St George's.

Private practice since 1813. Surgeon to the royal family, initially George IV; sergeant-surgeon to William IV and Queen Victoria. Baronetcy 1834. Member of the Royal College of Surgeons 1805; fellow of the Royal Society 1810, aged 26, and president 1858; foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Science 1834; corresponding member of the French Institute 1844; foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; DCL of Oxford 1855; first president of the General Medical Council.

Published widely on surgery, including 1818 'Pathological and Surgical Observations on the Diseases of the Joints', which led to reduction in the number of amputation and new treatments for joint diseases. He also published on diseases of the urinary organs and nervous affections. In 1854 he published, initially anonymously, 'Psychological Inquiries'.

Married Anne Sellon in 1816; they had four children, including chemist Benjamin Collins Brodie, 2nd Baronet. He resigned from St George's in 1840 and retired to Surrey. Died of a shoulder tumour in Broome Park, Surrey 21 Oct 1862, aged 79.

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