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Biographical entry Soden (later Corbet), John (1814 - 1871)

MRCS June 13th 1836; FRCS Dec 24th 1844.

Born
1814
Died
18 January 1871
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

The son of John Smith Soden (qv), of Bath, who was a Jacksonian Prizeman in 1810 with a dissertation on "The Bite of a Rabid Animal". John Soden succeeded to his father's practice, but on marrying a wealthy lady retired. He changed his name to Corbet in 1847, and after the death of his wife moved to London. He was described as handsome, accomplished, and of courtly manners. He died on Jan 18th, 1871. His portrait is in the College Collection.

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