Lives of the fellows

Arthur Thomas Wilkinson

b.1853 d.21 January 1945
BA Lond(1872) BSc(1874) MD BSc Manch LSA MRCS FRCP(1907)

A. T. Wilkinson received his scientific training at Owens College, Manchester. Having taken the London University degrees of B.A. in 1872 and B.Sc. in 1874, he qualified as a doctor in 1876 and obtained house appointments at Manchester Royal Infirmary and the Ancoats Hospital. Entering general practice, he continued his association with the Infirmary as anaesthetist and tutor until, in 1892, he was elected to its honorary staff, on which he remained active till his retirement as consulting physician in 1913. He officiated as its dean of clinical instruction for many years. He also served on the honorary staff of the Ancoats Hospital and other local institutions. He made a special study of diseases of the kidney, and was a capable teacher in all subjects. A Wesleyan, he was a popular preacher and took part in evangelical work. He died at Poynton in Cheshire.

G H Brown

[Lancet, 1945; B.M.J., 1945]

(Volume IV, page 487)

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