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Biographical entry Jones, Charles Marchant (1835 - 1884)

MRCS Feb 27th 1857; FRCS June 13th 1867; LRCP Lond 1867.

16 May 1884
General surgeon


Educated at University College and Hospital. He was from 1855-1856 Acting Assistant Surgeon on the Medical Staff of the Crimean Army. In 1858 he was appointed Resident Surgeon at the Great Northern Hospital, London. He went out to the Treaty Port of Amoy, China, and from 1874-1876 was Consulting Surgeon, Ophthalmic Surgeon, and Physician for Diseases of Women at the Amoy Native Hospital. He was also Medical Officer to the British, United States, and Spanish Consulates and to the Imperial Maritime Customs at Amoy, Physician and Surgeon to the Amoy Native Hospital and Amoy Seamen's Hospital, and Surgeon to HM Gunboats and Sick Quarters at Amoy. On his return to England he settled in practice at Tavistock, Devon, and then at 3 St Andrew's Terrace, Plymouth, and St Aubyn Street, Devonport. He was a Chevalier of the Royal Order of Isabel la Catolica. He died at Plymouth on May 16th, 1884.

Among other publications, mention may be made of Jones's "Amoy Native Hospital Reports", quoted in Surgeon General Gordon's Epitome, 1884.

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