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Biographical entry Stockwell, Thomas Goldesborough (1823 - 1897)

MRCS April 14th 1845; FRCS Nov 15th 1855; LSA 1845.

2 November 1897
General surgeon


Born at Bath, where his father was in medical practice. He became a pupil in 1842 of the Surgeons, Norman and Brown, at the Royal United Hospital. After further study at St George's Hospital, he joined his father in practice and was appointed Medical Officer to the Eastern Dispensary. In 1860 he was elected Surgeon to the Royal Mineral Water Hospital, and in 1865 Surgeon to the Royal United Hospital.

He had for many years an extensive practice in Bath and neighbourhood, for he was resourceful, dexterous, and a model of the old school as an operator. He was, in addition, Surgeon to the Puerperal Charity, to the Royal School for Daughters of Officers on Lansdown, and to the Orphan School. In 1872 he was President of the Bath and Bristol Branch of the British Medical Association. He was the oldest surgeon in the city when he died at 6 The Circus, Bath, on Nov 2nd, 1897.

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