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Biographical entry Pardoe, John George (1870 - 1965)

MRCS 1895; FRCS 1902; MB ChM Aberdeen 1892; LRCP 1895.

23 April 1965
Milford-on-Sea, Lymington
Urological surgeon


Born in 1870 Pardoe was educated at Aberdeen University where he qualified in 1892, and after postgraduate work at Charing Cross and King's College Hospitals in London he took the English Conjoint Diploma in 1895, obtaining the Fellowship in 1902.

Specialising in urology he was a house surgeon at St Peter's Hospital and was secretary of the Second International Congress of Urology 1924 and of the Section of Urology in the last general International Medical Congress in London in 1913.

He made his career at the West London Hospital, where he was ultimately consulting surgeon.

When he retired he settled in Hampshire, first at Bury House, Alverstoke, and later at Marlings, Sway. He was congratulated by the College Council on attaining the fiftieth anniversary of his Fellowship in 1952, and lived on past the sixtieth anniversary. He died in St George's Nursing Home, Milford-on-Sea, Lymington after long illness on 23 April 1965, aged ninety-four, survived by his wife and their married daughter Mrs Margot Swift with her son.

Sources used to compile this entry: [The Times 27 April 1965 without memoir].

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