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Biographical entry Gray, John Power William (1863? - 1937)

MRCS 5 August 1884; FRCS 13 June 1889; LSA 1884.

East Leake, Nottinghamshire
General surgeon


Educated at King's College, London, and King's College Hospital. In 1880 he gained the Warneford entrance scholarship at King's College Hospital, the first year scholarship in 1881, the second year scholarship in 1882, the Warneford prize in 1883, and the Jelf medal in 1884. In 1888 he was appointed a medical associate of King's College. He obtained honours in anatomy at the intermediate MB examination of the University of London in 1883 but never graduated. He acted for a time as assistant demonstrator of anatomy and physiology at King's College, as junior house surgeon at the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital, Moorfields, and as ophthalmic clinical assistant at King's College Hospital. He then became house surgeon at the Halifax Infirmary, and subsequently senior resident medical officer at the General Hospital, Nottingham. He practised in Nottingham and was surgeon to the Nose, Throat, and Ear Hospital. He died early in 1937 at East Leake, Notts.


Purulent discharge from the ear followed by suppurative meningitis. Lancet, 1887, 2, 312.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information given by H Willoughby Lyle, FRCS].

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