Biographical entry Fixott, Charles ( - 1864)
MRCS May 7th 1802; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844.
- General surgeon
Entered the Army as a Surgeon in 1805. At the time of his death he was Senior Surgeon of the Royal Jersey Militia and Medical Referee to several Insurance Societies. He practised at Vauxhall, Jersey, and died in 1864. According to Johnston's Roll a Charles Fixott was gazetted Assistant Surgeon of the 83rd Foot on Dec 1st, 1804, and was superseded on May 8th, 1806.
Fixott's method of operating for double hare-lip was well known and is illustrated in The Doctor, Nov 25th, 1835 (see Scrap-Book, I, 40, in College Library).
Sources used to compile this entry: [Johnston's R.A.M.C. Roll, No. 2444].
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Created: 14 December 2011