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Biographical entry Wickham, Joseph (1818 - 1891)

MRCS Aug 26th 1842; FRCS Oct 14th 1858; MD Edin 1842; JP.

Born
1818
Died
19 November 1891
Penrith
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Studied at the University of Edinburgh, and practised at Penrith in partnership with Dr Jackson. He had an extensive practice for many years; in 1847 he was gazetted Surgeon Major to the Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry Regiment, he was also made JP for Cumberland and Westmorland, and continued active as a magistrate after he had retired from practice. At the time of his death, which occurred at Temple Sowerby, Penrith, on Nov 19th, 1891, he was one of the oldest medical practitioners in Cumberland.

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