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Biographical entry Jobson, James Stanley (1884 - 1938)

MRCS 10 February 1910; FRCS 11 December 1913; BA Cambridge 1906; MB BCh 1910; LRCP 1910.

20 April 1884
Heyside, Lancashire
1 April 1938
General surgeon


Born 20 April 1884 at Heyside, near Oldham, Lancashire, the sixth child and fourth son of the Rev Edward Jobson and Sarah, his wife. He was educated at Rossall and at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, where he was elected an exhibitioner in 1903. He was placed in the second class in Part 1 of the Natural Sciences Tripos in 1906. He entered the London Hospital Medical School on 1 October 1906, winning the Anderson prize for clinical medicine in 1908, the surgical scholarship in 1910, and the Andrew Clarke prize for clinical medicine and pathology in the same year (1910). He served as house surgeon, house physician, resident accoucheur, and lecturer to the pupil midwives at the London Hospital, and was clinical assistant at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children. During the war he served as temporary surgeon from 24 December 1914 until 9 October 1916. He then practised for a time at Epsom and Ealing, and was surgeon to the Epsom Cottage Hospital and the King Edward Memorial Hospital at Ealing. He died on 1 April 1938, survived by his wife Eileen Mulvany, whom he had married on 16 September 1915, two sons and a daughter.

A case of diabetes insipidus, with syphilitic history, treated with "606". Lond Hosp Gaz 1911, 17, 250.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information given by Mrs Jobson].

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