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Biographical entry Purnell, John James ( - 1896)

MRCS June 24th 1839; FRCS (by election) July 25th 1854.

17 February 1896
Streatham Hill, Surrey
General surgeon


Studied at the London and St Bartholomew's Hospitals. He practised first at 34 Charterhouse Square, and was Surgeon to the Islington Dispensary, then in 1855 Surgeon to the Royal General Dispensary in Aldersgate Street. Continuing in the latter post he moved to Woodlands, Streatham Hill, Surrey, and died there on Feb 17th, 1896. His portrait is in the Fellows' Album.

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