Browse Fellows


www Lives

Biographical entry Gibson, John Rowland (1814 - 1892)

MRCS Oct 21st 1836; FRCS Oct 16th 1856; LSA 1835.

20 October 1892
London, UK
General surgeon


Studied at St Thomas's Hospital, and practised, first at 115 Holborn Hill, then at 10 Russell Square, London. He was for fifty years Surgeon to Newgate Prison, also for a time Medical Officer to the Western City Dispensary, to the Holborn Union, and to the West Central District Post Office. After his retirement he died suddenly 'from natural causes' on the footway of Devonshire Street, Queen Square, on Oct 20th, 1892.

"A Case of Disease of the Aorta with Fits and a very Slow Pulse." - Lond Med Gaz, 1838, ns I, Oct, 122.
"Cases of Labour requiring Craniotomy in Consequence of Fractured Pelvis and Rickets." - Lancet, 1846, I, 647.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England