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Biographical entry Pantin, Charles Satchell (1869 - 1944)

OBE 1936; MRCS 9 February 1893; FRCS 13 December 1894; MB BS London 1892; MD 1894; LRCP 1893.

11 September 1869
Blackheath, Kent
18 August 1944
Douglas, Isle of Man
General surgeon


Born at Blackheath, Kent, on 11 September 1869, the seventh child and second son of Charles Pantin, wholesale merchant, and Ella Satchell, his wife. He was educated at Blackheath Proprietary School, and at Guy's Hospital, where he served as house surgeon. He was also house surgeon and house physician at the Victoria Hospital for Children.

He settled in practice at Douglas, Isle of Man, and achieved the chief surgical practice in the Island, in partnership with Lionel Dudley Woods, OBE, LRCPSI. In September 1896 he was elected first assistant surgeon at Noble's Isle of Man Hospital, under a new rule, becoming surgeon in 1906 and consulting surgeon on his retirement. He was also surgeon to the household of the Governor of the Island. During the war of 1914-18 he was surgical specialist at the Fargo Military Hospital. Pantin was for a time acting honorary secretary of the Isle of Man Medical Society, and in 1943 was president of the Isle of Man branch of the British Medical Association. He was created OBE in 1936 for public services.

Pantin married in 1895 Anna M Hutton, who survived him with one son, Charles Guy Pantin, MD, pathologist to Noble's Hospital, and four daughters, one of whom, Dorothy Pantin, MRCS, was assistant surgeon at the Isle of Man General Hospital, Douglas. Pantin died at Finch House, Douglas on 18 August 1944, aged 74.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Brit med J 1944, 2, 324; information given by Mrs Pantin].

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