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Biographical entry Ward, Thomas (1808 - 1865)

MRCS Oct 21st 1831; FRCS Aug 12th 1852; LSA 1829.

18 October 1865
Southgate, Middlesex
General surgeon


Is said to have been a witness (he could not have been a qualified medical witness) at the trial in 1824 of John Thurtell (1794-1824), who murdered William Weare, solicitor, with whom he had gambled, at Gibbs Hill, Lane Road, Radlett, on the St Albans Road, and threw the body into a swamp two miles away; but Ward is not mentioned as a witness in the Dictionary of National Biography. He practised at Southgate, Middlesex, where he was District Medical Officer of the Edmonton Union. He died at Southgate, on Oct 18th, 1865.

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