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Biographical entry Voisey, Clement Bernard (1857 - 1940)

MRCS 18 January 1882; FRCS 10 December 1891; LSA 1881; MB London 1883; MD 1885; DPH Cambridge 1889; Hon BSc Manchester 1904.

26 July 1857
26 February 1940
General surgeon


Born at Bridgwater on 26 July 1857, the eldest son of Lewis Voisey, chartered accountant, and Theresa Bartley, his wife. He was educated at Stoneyhurst and Owen's College, Manchester, before he entered as a medical student at St Mary's Hospital, London. He gained honours in medicine at the University of London, entered the prison service, acted as assistant surgeon in HM Prison, Chatham, served as surgeon to SS Republic, and afterwards practised for a short time in Liverpool. He moved to London about 1895, where he lived for the rest of his life as a general practitioner, in partnership with B H Lyne Stivens. He married in 1892 Edith Somerville Burns; she died in 1922, leaving two children, a son and a daughter. He died on 26 February 1940 at 21 Palace Gardens Terrace, W8.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information given by his daughter, Miss Gertrude Voisey].

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