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Biographical entry Thomson, Henry Harron ( - 2006)

MB BS London 1952; MRCS LRCP 1952; DObst 1957; MRCOG 1964; FRCS 1966; FRCOG 1980.

14 December 2006


Henry Harron Thomson was a consultant gynaecologist at Central Middlesex Hospital and Willesden General Hospital, London. He studied medicine at St George's Hospital Medical School, London, qualifying MB BS and MRCS LRCP in 1952.

Prior to his consultant appointments he was a house surgeon at St George's, an obstetric registrar at Hillingdon Hospital and then chief assistant in the department of obstetrics and gynaecology at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London.

He gained his FRCS in 1966 and his fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1980. He was a member of the Chelsea Clinical Society and the Hunterian Society.

Outside medicine his great interest was horse racing. He had two horses, King's College Boy and Champagne Charlie; on his sideboard was a cup won at Cheltenham.

Henry Harron Thomson died on 14 December 2006 after a long illness. He married Sybil and they had three children - Stephanie, Toby and Tim. The marriage was dissolved.

Michael Pugh

The Royal College of Surgeons of England