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Biographical entry Helsham, Hector ( - 1910)

MRCS Aug 14th 1846; FRCS Dec 11th 1862; MD St Andrews 1856; LM 1855; LSA 1856.

General surgeon


The son of Arthur Helsham, MD, in practice at 16 Park Place, Mile End Road, London, E; studied at the London Hospital and in Paris, after which he practised at his father's address. In 1855 he had moved to South London, and was Surgeon to the Brixton, Streatham Hill, and Herne Hill Dispensary. In 1871 he was practising at 4 Park Place, Brixton Road, and was Surgeon to the 19th Surrey Rifle Volunteers and Medical Referee to Assurance Companies. Later his address was Sussex House, 341 Brixton Road, when he was Surgeon to the Western Division of the Metropolitan Police and Physician to the St James's Home for Inebriates. On retirement he lived at Elm Croft, Burpham, Arundel, and then at 11 Warren Road, Bournemouth, where he died in 1910.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England