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Biographical entry Springford, William Edmund (1913? - 1954)

MRCS and FRCS 11 December 1941; MB BS London 1936.

Faversham, Kent
18 May 1954
Northwood, Middlesex
General surgeon


Born at Faversham, Kent, the son of William Lionel Springford, he was educated at Charing Cross Hospital, qualifying in 1936. After holding resident posts at the Kent and Sussex Hospital, Tunbridge Wells, and the Chesterfield and North Derby Royal Hospital, he was surgical registrar at Charing Cross Hospital, where he won the J H Morgan surgical prize in 1942. He was appointed to the staff of the Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, and was consulting surgeon to the Royal Masonic Institute for Girls. He lived at Copthorne, Ducks Hill, Northwood, Middlesex, and died there on 18 May 1954 aged 41, survived by his wife.


Congenital elephantiasis. Proc Roy Soc Med 1944, 37, 232-233.

Sources used to compile this entry: [The Times 20 May 1954, without memoir].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England