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Biographical entry Waddelow-Smith, Thomas (1866 - 1928)

MRCS July 27th 1893; FRCS Dec 14th 1911; LSA 1892; LRCP Lond 1893.

18 August 1866
Bredgar, Kent
13 May 1928


Born on Aug 18th, 1866, at Bredgar, near Sittingbourne, Kent, the son of James Freeman Smith, MRCS. He was educated at Clifton Down School, where he gained a scholarship, and afterwards entered King's College Hospital as a medical student. He served as House Accoucheur at King's College Hospital and as House Surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital. He then acted as Anaesthetist, Pathologist, and Registrar at the Evelina Hospital for Children before turning his attention to mental disease. In 1912 he obtained the certificate of the Medico-Psychological Association after being second Assistant Medical Officer at the Devon County Mental Hospital, Exminster. He transferred to Nottingham Mental Hospital as Senior Assistant Medical Officer, and at the time of his death was Superintendent of the City Mental Hospital, Mapperley Hill, Nottingham. He died on May 13th, 1928, and was buried at Holcombe, Somerset.

The Mind in Health and Disease.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information kindly given by Miss Theodora Johnston, MRCS].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England