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Biographical entry Holland, Edmund (1836 - 1932)

MRCS 19 April 1860; FRCS 8 June 1865; LM RCS 1860; MB London 1861; MD 1865; MRCP 1876.

18 November 1932


He received his medical education at Queen's College, Birmingham, where he gained medals in anatomy, physiology, chemistry, midwifery, and materia medica, as well as the Radcliffe and Webster prizes. He then proceeded to University College, London, and won the Fellowes gold medal. At the University of London he graduated with honours in chemistry, anatomy, physiology, and materia medica. He visited Paris and obtained a certificate in operative surgery. In 1874 he was appointed assistant physician to the Hospital for Women in Soho Square, becoming physician in 1884, and consulting physician in 1900. He lived at 1 Titchfield Terrace, North Gate, Regent's Park, had a house, Hamley Lodge, at Rugely, Staffs, and died on 18 November 1932, aged 96, at Larkfields, Hallswelle Road, Hendon, NW.

Health in the nursery. 1871.
Essentials of vaccination. London, 1871.
Enucleation by electrolysis of a large uterine fibroid. Brit gynaecol J 1888, 3, 521.
Annotations on 25 consecutive and successful abdominal operations. Ibid 1891, 7, 176.
Two cases of puerperal convulsions treated by manual dilatation of the os uteri and instrumental delivery; recovery. Lancet, 1871, 2, 322.
Protracted suspension of the moral and intellectual consciousness in epilepsy. Brit med J 1877, 1, 324.
Fibrosis of stomach and peritoneum. Med Pr and Circ 1889, 99, 202.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information given by J P Heming, Secretary, Hospital for Women, Soho Square].

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