Lives of the fellows

Frank Montague Pope

b.1856 d.26 October 1912
BA MD Cantab MRCS FRCP(1902)

F. M. Pope, son of Thomas Pope of Bletchingley, Surrey, was educated at Leeds Grammar School, and at the age of sixteen began to study medicine at the Sussex County Hospital, Brighton. He then went up to Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he graduated in natural sciences in 1877 and captained the College XV. He completed his medical training at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, qualifying in 1879, and served in junior appointments in the Great Northern Hospital, the Royal Hospital for Diseases of the Chest, and the Smallpox Hospital, Stockwell. In 1883 he started to practice at Leicester and three years later was elected physician to the Leicester Infirmary, from which he retired as consulting physician shortly before his death. He also held positions on the staffs of the Leicestershire and Rutlandshire County Asylum and of private asylums. He acted as chief surgeon to the Leicester division of the St. John Ambulance Brigade, and received a commission as lieutenant-colonel in the 5th Northern General Hospital of the Territorial Army. He died at Leicester, survived by his widow and his son.

G H Brown

[Lancet, 1912; B.M.J., 1912]

(Volume IV, page 441)

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