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Biographical entry Heath, William Lenton (1854 - 1912)

MRCS July 30th 1877; FRCS June 9th 1881; MB (Hons) BS (Hons) Lond 1881; MD 1890.

Born
1854
Died
25 August 1912
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Studied at St Bartholomew's Hospital, where he was Kirkes Gold Medallist and Brackenbury Scholar in 1877, and held the posts of House Physician, House Surgeon, Midwifery Assistant, and Assistant Chloroformist. He then settled in practice at the corner of Cromwell and Gloucester Roads, South Kensington, and for thirty years his fine presence was familiar to the residents of that district. His hair early turned white, and his appearance resembled that of Sir Samuel Wilkes. He had a charming personality and was a prominent member of many societies. He died at St Ann's Heath on Aug 25th, 1912.

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