Person    | Male  Born 30/11/1807  Died 14/4/1883

William Farr

Categories: Medicine, Science

Epidemiologist, a founder of medical statistics. Born Kenley, Shropshire.

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Nelson Hospital

Nelson Hospital

Originally known as the South Wimbledon, Merton and District Cottage Hospital. It opened with six beds and two cots. It was renamed in 1905 to commemorate the centenary of Nelson's victory at the B...

Building, Medicine

1 memorial
Hospital of the Holy Trinity

Hospital of the Holy Trinity

Erected by Archbishop John Whitgift, after he had petitioned and received permission from Queen Elizabeth I to establish a hospital and school in Croydon. The premises provided accommodation for be...

Building, Medicine

1 memorial
South London Hospital for Women

South London Hospital for Women

Hospital for women and children. Founded by surgeons Eleanor Davies-Colley and Maud Chadburn. Throughout its existence, it was staffed by women only. The original building was designed by Sir Edwin...

Building, Architecture, Medicine

2 memorials
Herb Garret

Herb Garret

Area in the roof of St Thomas Apostle Church where the apothecaries of St Thomas's hospital stored and cured herbs for medicinal purposes. It is open to the public on most days from 10.30 am to 5 pm.

Place, Medicine

1 memorial
Dogs killed in medical experiments in 1902

Dogs killed in medical experiments in 1902

232 dogs died in 1902 as a result of medical experiments. Wikipedia gives: "In 1875 there were around 300 experiments on animals in the UK, a figure that had risen to 19,084 in 1903 when the brown...

Animal, Animals, Medicine

2 memorials