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William Marsden

Person  Male  Born /8/1796  Died 16/1/1867

Categories: Medicine

Surgeon who founded two hospitals. 1828 established a small dispensary in Greville Street which was the first to provide free treatment even to people not sent by the benefactors of the institution. This became the Royal Free Hospital.

He also founded the Cancer Free Hospital, in 1851, later to become the Royal Marsden.

Born Sheffield. Died at the Star and Garter Hotel, Richmond, Surrey.

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William Marsden

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Royal Free Hospital - development

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Royal Marsden Hospital

Founded in 1851 by William Marsden MD.

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William Marsden

Greater London Council William Marsden, 1796 - 1867, surgeon, founder of the...

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