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Biographical entry Vallance, James Thomas (1808 - 1871)

MRCS June 3rd 1849; FRCS June 8th 1859; LSA 1828; MD Erlangen 1844.

22 September 1871
General surgeon


Studied at St Bartholomew's Hospital and practised at Stratford House, Stratford, Essex, where he was at one time Surgeon to the Leytonstone, Plaistow, West Ham, and Stratford Divisions of the Metropolitan Police; Medical Officer to the West Ham Workhouse; Surgeon to the Industrial Schools; to the Stratford Ward of the Union Workhouse; to the Social Sanitary Committee; to the Grove Hall Lunatic Asylum, Bow; and to the Stratford and Bow Union Lunatic Asylums in general. He retired between 1866 and 1869 and lived at Villette, Broadstairs, where he died on Sept 22nd, 1871. His photograph is in the Fellows' Album. His son, Thomas James Valiance (qv), succeeded to his father's practice.

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