Reference Entry

Yearsley, James (1805–1869), ear surgeon

Neil Weir

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Yearsley, James (1805–1869), ear surgeon, was born at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, the son of Moses Yearsley (b. 1776) and his wife, Jane (d. 1848). The family originated from the north country. In 1822 he became apprenticed to Ralph Fletcher of Gloucester, a skilled surgeon and collector of pictures. ...

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Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT)

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