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Biographical entry Wilkinson, John Sebastian (1836 - 1916)

MRCS May 8th 1857; FRCS June 8th 1865.

5 June 1916
Ophthalmic surgeon


Studied at University College Hospital, where he was House Surgeon in 1858-1859. He then practised successively at 1 Carlton Villas and at Pembroke Villa, Caledonian Road, London, N. In or before 1863 he removed to Davies Street, London W, and was Surgeon to the St George's and St James's Dispensary. Having been appointed Assistant Surgeon to the Central London Ophthalmic Hospital, he removed in 1871 to 60 Wimpole Street, then to 83 Wimpole Street, and was Surgeon to the Western Ophthalmic Hospital; he next emigrated to Sydney, Australia. By 1886 he had returned to 4 Helena Terrace, Richmond, Surrey; in 1887 he removed to Oakgates, Shropshire; lastly he lived at 3 Lebanon Park, Twickenham, and died there on June 5th, 1916.

"Pterygia." - Pathol Soc Trans, 1871-2, xxiii, 214.
"Glioma." - Ibid, 220.
"Bifurcation of Urethra in a Dog." - Ibid, 1872-3, xxiv, 280.
"Tubular Cyst in a Kidney from a Pig." - Ibid, 282.
"Vascular Growth in the Neck." - Ibid, 1874-5, xxvi, 196.

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