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Biographical entry Hicks, Francis Edward (1810 - 1899)

MRCS Feb 17th 1832; FRCS (by election) Aug 12th 1852.

Wyddial, Hertfordshire, UK
14 August 1899
Buntingford, Herefordshire, UK
General surgeon


Was born at Wyddial, near Buntingford, in Hertfordshire, the son of Samuel Hicks, a surgeon who himself lived to be 94. Hicks studied at St George's Hospital, where he was House Surgeon in 1834. He practised at his father's address, 7 Henrietta Street, Cavendish Square, London, from 1840-1870. In 1876 he retired to Lingmead, Buntingford, where he busied himself with farming, and, a lover of horses, he rode with the Puckeridge Hounds up to the age of 80. He was one of the oldest members of the College when he died at Buntingford on Aug 14th, 1899.

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