Lives of the fellows

Edward Harriman Dickinson

b.1843 d.10 October 1901
BA Oxon(1867) MA MD Edin LRCP Edin LRCS Edin FRCP(1880)

Edward Dickinson was born at Liverpool, the eldest son of Joseph Dickinson, F.R.C.P, F.R.S. He was educated at Liverpool Royal Institution School and Cheltenham College, and took an arts degree at Trinity College, Oxford, in 1867. He studied medicine at Oxford, Edinburgh and St. George’s Hospital, London, and after qualifying at Edinburgh in 1869, held house appointments both at St. George’s and at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. He settled in Liverpool in 1871 and was appointed physician to the Northern Hospital in the following year. He was also for a time lecturer on comparative anatomy at the Royal Infirmary School of Medicine and consulting physician to the School for the Blind. Dickinson was a lover of pictures and of field sports. He was twice married, and had a son and a daughter by his first wife and a son by his second. He died at Liverpool.

G H Brown

[Lancet, 1901; B.M.J., 1901; Times, 16 Oct. 1901; Al.Oxon., i, 368]

(Volume IV, page 272)

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