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Biographical entry Ward, Gilbert (1805 - 1894)

MRCS April 25th 1828; FRCS Aug 6th 1857; LSA 1827.

Born
1805
Newcastle
Died
17 May 1894
Blyth
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Born at Newcastle and served his apprenticeship under Dr Trotter, of North Shields. He practised throughout life at Blyth. For fifty-five years he held the position of Registrar of Births, Marriages and Deaths in Blyth; for over fifty years every entry was made by his own hand. He was also Medical Officer of the Tynemouth Union; Medical Referee to the Star, Church of England, and Crown Assurance Societies; Surgeon to the Coastguard and to the Royal Naval Volunteers; Public Vaccinator and Certifying Factory Surgeon. He died at Blyth on May 17th, 1894.

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