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Biographical entry Wells, George Lee (1856 - 1913)

MRCS April 23rd 1884; FRCS June 14th 1888; MB BS Lond 1887; MB ChB Leeds.

14 November 1913
General surgeon


Educated at the Yorkshire College, Leeds, where he was Salt Scholar in 1879. He gained the Preliminary Scientific Exhibition at the London University in 1880, entered St Bartholomew's Hospital and was first Junior Scholar in 1881, Senior Scholar 1883, Bentley Prizeman 1886; later House Surgeon, Assistant in the Throat Department, and Clinical Assistant at the Royal Ophthalmic Hospital. He became Associate of the Yorkshire College in 1888, Demonstrator of Anatomy, and practised at 15 Eldon Terrace, Leeds, where he was Surgeon to the Leeds Dispensary, to the Manwood Convalescent Home for Children, to the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, and Medical Officer to the Yorkshire College. He died on Nov 14th, 1913, well known and much respected.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Lancet, 1913, ii, 1583].

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