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Biographical entry Poyser, Thomas ( - 1860)

MRCS May 17th 1811; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844.

11 June 1860
General surgeon


Was for fifty years the leading practitioner in Wirksworth and in the adjoining district of Derbyshire. He was highly cultivated, well read, and had wide experience. He had seen much and thought much, and his kindness of heart, cheerful disposition, and warmth of friendship endeared him to a wide circle. He died at Wirksworth after a very short illness on June 11th, 1860.

"Cases and Dissections, chiefly in Reference to the Uncertainty of Diagnosis."-Trans Prov Med and Surg Assoc, 1837, v, 295.
"Illustrations of the Difficulties which beset some Cases of Disease."-Lond Jour Med, 1851, iii, 785.
"An Account of the Establishment of Compressed Air Baths at Lyons."-Assoc Med Jour, 1853, 797.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Lancet, 1860, I, 634. Brit Med Jour, 1860, 460].

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