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Biographical entry Kinsey-Taylor, Alfred Ernest (1860? - 1941)

MRCS 29 July 1884; FRCS 13 December 1888; MB BS London 1886.

12 February 1941
Franham Royal, Buckinghamshire
General surgeon


Alfred Ernest Taylor assumed the additional surname of Kinsey in 1902. He was born about 1860 and received his medical education at Guy's Hospital, where he was a prizeman. At the London MB examination of 1886 he took first-class honours in forensic medicine. He served as senior house surgeon and resident obstetric physician at Guy's and was also ophthalmic and aural surgeons' assistant and clinical assistant there. He had been house surgeon at the East Suffolk Hospital, and physician's assistant at the Evelina Hospital for Children. After serving as clinical assistant at the Royal Westminster Ophthalmic Hospital, he was surgical registrar at the Westminster Hospital 1887-89 and contributed to the Westminster Hospital Reports in those three years. He took the Fellowship in 1888. He was subsequently senior surgeon to out-patients at the Poplar Accident Hospital, and surgeon to the Exeter Hall Gymnasium.

He settled in practice at Bradbourne House, Acton, W, moving to 26 Lancaster Gate, Hyde Park, W, in 1897. From 1901 he was also in partnership with Henry Hoole, MD, at 10 Throgmorton Avenue, EC, as medical referee to the Gresham and other insurance companies. He died at The Old Orchard House, Farnham Royal, Bucks, on 12 February 1941. Kinsey-Taylor left £1,000 to Guy's Hospital.

Sources used to compile this entry: [The Times, 15 February 1941, no memoir, and 25 March 1952, will].

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