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Biographical entry Marson, Francis Herbert (1871 - 1939)

MRCS 10 November 1892; FRCS 13 June 1895; MB BS Durham 1892; MD 1895; LRCP 1892.

December 1939
General surgeon


Was educated at Ingleby School, at Birmingham Medical School, where he was prosector of anatomy, and at St Bartholomew's Hospital. At the University of Durham he gained honours at the intermediate and final MB examinations. He returned to Birmingham on his appointment as house surgeon at the General Hospital. He then settled in general practice at Stafford, after acting as house surgeon to the Staffordshire General Infirmary in 1893. He became medical officer of health for the rural district of Stafford. In 1897 he was elected surgeon to the General Infirmary, a post he held until 1921, when he resigned and was appointed consulting surgeon. He died at 28 Eastgate, Stafford, in December 1939.


Case of tetanus treated with tetanus antitoxin, and a review of 38 others. Lancet, 1895, 2, 329.
Case of Jacksonian epilepsy treated by operation; recovery. Brit med J 1900, 1, 1341.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information given by Thomas Beattie, MD FRCP].

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