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Biographical entry Mannington, Frank (1873 - 1949)

MRCS 29 July 1897; FRCS 14 December 1899; LRCP 1897.

4 October 1873
Northiam, Sussex
12 September 1949
Hastings, Sussex
General surgeon


Born at Northiam, Sussex, on 4 October 1873, the fourth child and second son of Augustus Mannington, farmer, and his wife, née Caffyn. He was educated at University School, Hastings, and the Middlesex Hospital, where he served as demonstrator of physiology and house surgeon. After a period as clinical assistant at Leicester Royal Infirmary, he went into general practice at Muswell Hill, London, N, in partnership with Thomas Wilson Parry, MD (1866-1945).

After his retirement Mannington lived at St Helen's Crescent, Hastings, Sussex, where he died on 12 September 1949, a few weeks before his seventy-sixth birthday. A memorial service was held at Christ Church, Blacklands, Hastings. Mannington married twice: (1) in 1900 Miss Clarke, by whom he had a son and a daughter; (2) in 1932 Ruth Fawcett, who survived him, but without children.


Continuous drainage of a hydronephrotic only kidney. Brit med J 1929, 2, 900.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information from Mrs Mannington].

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