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Biographical entry Hodgson, Thomas (1807 - 1854)

MRCS Feb 20th 1829; FRCS Oct 21st 1852; LSA 1828.

24 April 1854
General surgeon


Practised in Halifax. He is described in the obituary notice as firm and decisive in manner, indefatigably industrious. As a surgeon he excelled, and of nine cases of strangulated hernia upon which he operated, eight were successful. He was a member of the Halifax Literary and Philosophical Society and of the West Riding Geological and Polytechnic Societies. He had been ill for some time, and died on April 24th, 1854, when at the post-mortem examination held at his own request, an advanced state of heart disease was found.

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