Person    | Male  Born 24/10/1903  Died 3/9/1980

Lord Brock

Categories: Benefactor, Medicine

Countries: USA

Surgeon. Born Russell Claude Brock at 840 Old Kent Road, London. While working in America he developed an interest in thoracic surgery. He pioneered several new techniques, including open-heart surgery. Knighted in 1954 and created a life peer in 1965. Died in Guy's Hospital, London.

Our picture source and his Wikipedia page give much information about his life. Probate records show that his last home address had been 3 Parkside Gardens, Wimbledon and that when probate was granted on 24 September 1980 his effects totalled £92,607. 

The Lord Brock Memorial Trust (inactive by 2021) was set up to preserve Britain’s oldest surviving operating theatre for the public.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk and Andrew Behan.

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Lord Brock

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St Thomas Apostle

Church of St Thomas Apostle, (formerly St Thomas Martyr) Southwark, S.E.1. Pa...

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ICAP plc
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the principal inhabitants of Tooting in 1823

the principal inhabitants of Tooting in 1823

Wish we knew who those generous and rather self-important people were.

Group, Benefactor

1 memorial
Howard Family of Norfolk

Howard Family of Norfolk

The family who paid for the Guardian Angels Church and school consisted of: the 15th Duke of Norfolk, Sir Henry Fitzalan-Howard and his two sisters Lady Margaret and Lady Mary Howard. The Duke was...

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1 memorial
JPMorgan
1 memorial