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Biographical entry Thornton, William Henry (1826 - 1881)

MRCS July 2nd 1849; FRCS Dec 10th 1868; LSA 1850; MB Lond 1850; MD 1853; JP.

Born
1826
Died
4 March 1881
Scarborough
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Educated at Manchester, where he was at one time Physician's Assistant at the Royal Infirmary. He then practised at Springfield Terrace, Dewsbury, in partnership with John Sykes (qv). He was a Justice of the Peace for Dewsbury, Union Medical Officer, Surgeon to the Police, a Certifying Factory Surgeon, and Medical Referee to several Assurance Societies. Removing to Scarborough, he practised there at Bank Lodge, South Cliff. He died at Scarborough on March 4th, 1881.

Publication:-
"Successful Case of Caesarean Section." - Lancet, 1857, i, 313.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England