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Biographical entry Peacock, Henry (1813 - 1900)

MRCS June 30th 1837; FRCS Oct 21st 1852; Ext LRCP Lond 1844; MRCP 1869.

5 June 1900
General surgeon


Studied at the London Hospital, then joined the Royal Navy, and served as Assistant Surgeon on HMS Crocodile in 1837 and 1840, engaged in the suppression of the slave trade. After further service he was appointed Medical Officer to Chatham Dockyard in 1842, and was Staff Surgeon to the Royal Dockyard Battalion until his retirement in 1862. He then practised at Ludbrook, Herefordshire, and acted as Assistant Physician to the Gloucester General Infirmary, and Medical Officer to the Gloucester Provident Dispensary. He later moved to The Lawn, Great Malvern, and then to Bath, where he died on June 5th, 1900.

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