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Biographical entry Penhall, John Thomas (1833 - 1916)

MRCS April 23rd 1855; FRCS Dec 11th 1873; L & MSA 1855; MD St Andrews.

26 March 1833
14 July 1916
Broadwas-on-Teme, Worcestershire
General surgeon


Born March 26th, 1833, the son of John Thomas Penhall, victualler; studied at St Thomas's Hospital; joined the Bengal Army as Assistant Surgeon on Aug 4th, 1855; and resigned on March 5th, 1856. He then settled in practice at 2 Priory Houses, Robertson Street, Hastings, and in 1857 was appointed Surgeon to the Hastings Dispensary, and later Medical Officer to the 2nd District of the Hastings Union. By 1863 he was practising at 5 Eversfield Place, St Leonards-on-Sea, and was Assistant Surgeon to the East Sussex Infirmary, where in 1866 he became Surgeon. Later he was Surgeon to the Home for Gentlewomen at St Leonards. After 1887 he retired to The Cedars, Broadwas-on-Terre, Worcester, where he died on July 14th, 1916.

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