Lives of the fellows

Maurice Franklin Hart

b.15 September 1915 d.3 January 2000
MRCS LRCP(1939) MB BS Lond(1943) MRCP(1947) MD(1949) FRCP(1974)

Maurice Frankin Hart was a rheumatologist in Croydon and in Kent. He was born in London, the son of Albert Edward Hart, an administrator for London County Council, and Ethel Mary Ann née Franklin. He was educated at the High School in Broadstairs and then at Norbury College. He went on to study medicine at University College London and completed his clinical studies at Guy’s Hospital.

His junior appointments included posts at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, at Middlesex Hospital and King’s College Hospital.

In 1953, he was appointed as a consultant rheumatologist at Mount Vernon Hospital, a post he held until 1966. He was also a consultant at the Dreadnought Seamen’s Hospital, until 1971, and at Farnborough and Croydon hospitals. From 1971 until 1980 he held a consultant rheumatologist post at Beckenham Hospital, Kent. He was also a medical examiner for the Scottish Widows Fund, Norwich Union Insurance and Royal Life Insurance.

He married Betty in 1954. They had two daughters.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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