Lives of the fellows

Robert Morris Evans

b.14 October 1915 d.24 February 2008
BA Cantab(1936) MB BChir Liverp(1939) MB BChir Cantab(1941) MRCP(1942) FRCP(1968)

Robert Morris Evans was a consultant physician at Newsham Hospital, Liverpool. He was born in Ffynon Groew, Flintshire, the son of Evan Robert Evans, a medical practitioner, and his wife, Adelaide Frances née Wagner, whose father, Frank, was a manufacturer. After attending Liverpool College School, he studied medicine at Cambridge and Liverpool universities and the United Liverpool Hospitals.

Qualifying in 1941, he did house jobs in Liverpool before being appointed honorary assistant physician at Bootle Hospital, three years later. From 1947, he was a consultant physician to the United Liverpool, Bootle and Newsham hospitals and lecturer in clinical medicine to the University of Liverpool. He was also an examiner from 1955.

Among his publications were articles on jaundice, peptic ulcer, and gastroenterostomy. He became a magistrate in 1964. When he was an undergraduate he represented the university at golf, and this continued a favourite activity. He also enjoyed music, gardening and skiing.

He married Mary in 1943, she was the daughter of James Henry Jordan, a clerk in Holy Orders. They had a son and two daughters. His wife and family survived him.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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