Browse Fellows

Google

www Lives

Biographical entry Middleton, Thomas (1813 - 1886)

MRCS April 13th 1830; FRCS Oct 21st 1852; LSA 1834.

Born
1813
Died
26 October 1886
Didsbury
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Came of a family which had as an ancestor Hugh Oldham, Bishop of Exeter, founder of the Oldham Blue Coat School. He was apprenticed to John Boutflower, of Greengate, Salford, and studied at Manchester Infirmary, in London, and at Paris. He practised at Adelphi Terrace, Salford, for twenty years, until in search of better air he moved to Didsbury for a further twenty years. His practice was never large, but he was a kind-hearted practitioner, greatly respected by his patients. He was much interested in church matters under Canon Hugh Stowell, of Christchurch, Salford, and was a generous subscriber to charities at Didsbury. He died there in Park Terrace on Oct 26th, 1886.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England