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Biographical entry Walters, James Smith ( - 1880)

MRCS March 14th 1826; FRCS Oct 14th 1858; LSA 1825.

Bakewell, Derbyshire
6 November 1880
Bakewell, Derbyshire
General surgeon


Born at Bakewell, Derbyshire, the son of a surgeon who practised at Cheadle, Staffordshire; went to the Grammar School, Repton, in February, 1817; was next a pupil of Shaw, of Wirksworth; then studied at Guy's and St Thomas's Hospitals. He practised at Bakewell, Derbyshire, where he was Surgeon to the Duke of Rutland and his household at Woodhouse and Langshaw Lodge, Assistant Surgeon to the 9th Bakewell Rifle Volunteers, Medical Officer to the Workhouse and Bakewell Union, Medical Referee of Insurance Societies, and Surgeon to the Local Odd Fellows. He died of heart disease after a short illness at The Hayes, Matlock Street, Bakewell, on Nov 6th, 1880, much and deservedly respected.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England