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Biographical entry Langley, George Frederick (1907 - 1988)

MRCS 1930; FRCS 1932; MB ChB Bristol 1930; ChM 1934; LRCP 1930.

11 September 1907
August 1988
Urological surgeon


George Frederick Langley was born on 11 September 1907. He received his medical education at Bristol University where he qualified MB, ChB with honours in 1930 and was awarded the silver medal, and passed the Conjoint examination in the same year. He obtained the Fellowship in 1932 and proceeded ChM at Bristol with distinction in 1934.

After junior appointments at Bristol General Hospital and Blackburn Royal Infirmary he moved to Ipswich, where he spent the rest of his professional life, first as medical superintendent and surgeon to Ipswich General Hospital, and then as visiting consultant surgeon to the East Suffolk and Ipswich Hospital and Felixstowe Hospital.

His main professional interest was in urological surgery and he published a number of papers in this field. He gave up his hospital work in September 1972.

He died in August 1988, his wife Gladys Marion having died in 1980. There were two sons, George and John, and a daughter, Margaret, of the marriage.

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