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Biographical entry Part, James (1809 - 1875)

MRCS Dec 7th 1832; FRCS July 25th 1854; MD St Andrews 1860; LSA 1832.

1 October 1875
General surgeon


Born in the neighbourhood of Wigan, to which his family belonged. He was apprenticed to Christopher Morris, of Wigan, and later, in 1830, became a student at St Bartholomew's and University College Hospitals. In the year 1830-1831 he obtained the prize in surgery at the Medical School in Aldersgate Street. After qualifying he was at first House Surgeon to the Wigan Dispensary, but soon removed to London, where he was appointed Surgeon of the Artists' Annuity Fund, and was for some time President of the North London Medical Society. He delivered among other lectures a course, illustrated by copious diagrams, on the "Anatomy of Expression".

Part died on Oct 1st, 1875, at his residence, 89 Camden Road, NW. He was twice married, five children by his first wife surviving him. His photograph is in the College collection.

Medical and Surgical Pocket Case Book.
"Successful Treatment of Poisoning by Strychnine." - Lancet, 1861, i, 309, etc. Various papers in Trans Pathol Soc, 1856-1861.

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