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Biographical entry Kenyon, Alec Lomax (1906 - 1981)

MRCS 1930; FRCS 1936; BSc 1927; MB ChB Manchester 1930; LRCP 1930.

11 October 1906
29 March 1981
General surgeon


Born on 11 October 1906 at Oswaldtwistle, the son of a textile chemist, Alec Lomax Kenyon studied medicine at the University of Manchester where he won prizes in surgery, pathology and paediatrics. He was house surgeon and casualty officer at the Royal Infirmary and subsequently resident surgical officer at the Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute in Manchester, working with Sir Harry Platt, Sir Geoffrey Jefferson, W H Hey and Professor Burgess.

He was appointed a consultant surgeon to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital and honorary surgeon to Manchester Northern Hospital. He was an honorary assistant surgeon to the Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute. Latterly he was consultant to the Stockport and Buxton Hospital Group.

He gave long and devoted service to the Manchester Medical Society, becoming its treasurer. His interests were golf, bridge, photography and fishing. In 1938 he married Peggy Alison, a physiotherapist, and they had two sons. He died 29 March 1981.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Daily Telegraph 31 March 1981].

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