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Biographical entry Fereday, Samuel Day (1813 - 1874)

MRCS Nov 11th 1836; FRCS May 15th 1865; LSA 1836; JP for Counties of Worcester and Stafford and for the Borough of Dudley.

22 August 1813
Gornal, West Midlands, UK
14 April 1874
Water Orton, Warwickshire, UK
General surgeon


Born at Gornal on Aug 22nd, 1813, and was educated at St Thomas's and the Webb Street Schools of Medicine, where his career was one of distinction. Subsequently he settled at Dudley, where he practised as a surgeon for over thirty years. He was a founder of the Dudley Dispensary, and was one of its Consulting Surgeons at the time of his death. He was also one of the originators of the Guest Hospital, and took much interest in all other local charities. He is described as able, honourable, and a man of many friends. He died at Long Leys, Water Orton, near Birmingham, on April 14th, 1874. His widow survived him.

"Two Cases of Paracentesis Thoracic in Children." - Prov. Med. Jour., 1849, 484.
"Lithotomy in Twin Male Children, aged 2 ½ Years: Successful." - Lancet, 1855, ii, 521.

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