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Biographical entry Marriott, Cecil Edward (1870 - 1939)

MRCS 13 February 1896; FRCS 8 December 1904; BA Cambridge 1891; MB BCh 1900; MCh 1903; LRCP 1896.

1 June 1870
21 July 1939
General surgeon


Born 1 June 1870 at Leicester, the third child and second son of Sir Charles Marriott, FRCS, and Lucy, daughter of the Rev John Gibson, his wife. He was educated at Uppingham and at Clare College, Cambridge, where he graduated with third class honours in part 1 of the Natural Sciences Tripos, 1891. He received his medical education at University College Hospital, where he acted as house surgeon, house physician, and senior obstetric assistant.

At the Leicester Royal Infirmary, where his father had been a member of the staff from 1861 to 1901, he was successively house surgeon (1898-9), assistant surgeon (1901-08), surgeon (1908-30), and consulting surgeon (1930-9). Joining the Territorial Force with the rank of major, à la suite, RAMC, on 30 September 1908, he was attached to the 5th Northern Hospital, Leicester, on mobilization in August 1914. He married L E Rolph on 3 August 1905; she survived him with daughter. He died on 21 July 1939.


A case of extra-uterine pregnancy; abdominal section; recovery. Proc Roy Soc Med 1918-19, 12, obstetrical section, p 180. The specimen was presented to the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information given by Mrs Marriott and by H T Plowman, FCIS, house governor and secretary of Leicester Royal Infirmary; Brit med J 1939, 2, 314].

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