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Foundling Hospital

Foundling Hospitals

foundling hospitals

HOLDEN, Luther (1815 - 1905), RCS; Consulting Surgeon St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Foundling Hospital, and Metropolitan Dispensary

MURRAY, Hubert Montague (1855 - 1907), Senior Physician to Charing Cross Hospital and Lecturer on Medicine; Senior Physician to Victoria Hospital for Children; Consulting Physician to Foundling Hospital

BOWLBY, Anthony Alfred (1855 - 1929), Surgeon-in-Ordinary to HM the King; Consulting Surgeon to St Bartholomew’s Hospital, and to the Foundling Hospital

BAVIN, John Thomas (died 1937), late Major 12th Bn. The Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regt; Lecturer on Music; Organist and Director of the Music, The Foundling Hospital Chapel

JESSOP, Walter Hamilton Hylton (1853 - 1917), JP; Senior Ophthalmic Surgeon and Lecturer on Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery, St Bartholomew’s Hospital; Ophthalmic Surgeon, Foundling Hospital; Examiner in Ophthalmology, Queen’s University, Belfast; President, Ophthalmological Society, UK

HOSFORD, John Percival (1900 - 1991), retired; Surgeon, Lecturer on Surgery, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, 1936–60; Surgeon, King Edward VII Hospital for Officers and Florence Nightingale Hospital; Consulting Surgeon to Hospitals at Watford, Leatherhead, Hitchin, St Albans and to the Foundling Hospital and Reedham Orphanage

WILLETT, Alfred (1837 - 1913), President of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London (retired); Consulting Surgeon, retired Surgeon Lecturer on Surgery and on Clinical Surgery, and Warden of the College, St Bartholomew’s Hospital; Surgeon (retired) to St Luke’s Hospital for Lunatics; to Queen Charlotte’s Hospital; to Foundling Hospital; to the Evelina Hospital

GREGORY, (John) Roger (Burrow) (1861 - 1938), solicitor; a member of the firm of Gregory Rowcliffe & Co.; Treasurer of the Foundling Hospital; President of the Council of the Law Society, 1930–31; Past Master of the Grocers’ Company; JP Kent; Hon. LLD, Columbia University

GOODENOUGH, William Macnamara (1899 - 1951), DL, JP, Chairman, Barclays Bank Ltd, 1947–51 (Director, 1929–51); Chairman of Trustees of Nuffield Trust for the University Medical School, Oxford, the Nuffield Foundation, Nuffield College, Oxford, Nuffield Dominions Trust, Oxford, Nuffield Trust for the Forces of the Crown, Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust and Imperial Relations Trust; Deputy Steward, Oxford University; Hon. Student, Christ Church, Oxford, 1947; Director of Mercantile and General Reinsurance Co. Ltd, Westminster Chambers Assoc. Ltd and Foundling Estates Ltd; Member of Council of Foreign Bondholders; Governor, Wellington College; Chairman of Governors of Dominion Students’ Hall Trust

ROTHENSTEIN, William (1872 - 1945), attached as unofficial artist to Royal Air Force since 1939; Principal, Royal College of Art, 1920–35; Trustee, Tate Gallery, 1927–33; Member of the Royal Fine Art Commission, 1931–38; an official artist to the British and afterwards to the Canadian Armies during European War; Professor of Civic Art, Sheffield University, 1917–26; Romanes Lecturer, Oxford University, 1934; a Governor of the Foundling Hospital since 1939


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