Person    | Male  Born 29/9/1894  Died 7/7/1997

Dr Abraham I. Silverman

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Dr Abraham I. Silverman

Founded the Camden Road doctors' surgery in the late 1920s in the building where he also lived. He served there as a GP for 60 years, keeping the surgery open through the Blitz. It is one of the few buildings in the area that survived the war and the subsequent redevelopment.

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Dr Abraham I. Silverman

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Dr Silverman

Dr Abraham I. Silverman. Born 29th September 1894. Died 7th July 1997. Foun...

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Bromley by Bow Health Centre opened

Bromley by Bow Health Centre opened

The Bromley by Bow Centre grew out of a church group.  In 1997 they opened the Healthy Living Centre which includes an NHS surgery, a cafe (very reasonably priced with great home-made cake on the d...

Event, Medicine

1 memorial
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Born in Whitechapel. She was the first female doctor to be trained in Britain and went on to promote the medical training of women at a time when medicine was an all-male profession.  Elder sister ...

Person, Gender Issues, Medicine

3 memorials
George Carpenter

George Carpenter

Major George Blackburn Carpenter was born on 14 May 1917 in Townville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA, the third child of George Blackburn Carpenter (1878-1957) and Anna Amelia Blackburn née Co...

Person, Armed Forces, Medicine, USA

War served, WW2
1 memorial
St Thomas' Hospital

St Thomas' Hospital

Named after Thomas a Becket, so possibly founded after 1173 when Becket was canonised. As part of an Augustinian monastery, St Thomas’ (at the London Bridge site) was closed during the Reformation....

Place, Medicine

7 memorials
Guy's Hospital

Guy's Hospital

Founded by Thomas Guy in concept in 1721 but it was not until 6 January 1725 that the first sixty patients were admitted.  Aim 25 have a good summary of the history.  Guy's and St Thomas' are consi...

Place, Medicine

13 memorials