Lives of the fellows

William Jelly

b.? d.12 October 1887
MD Madrid MRCS FRCP(1877)

After studying at Edinburgh and St. Mary’s Hospital and qualifying in 1870, William Jelly began to practise at Madrid. During his career there, he held the appointments of Physician to Queen Isabella II and of physician and surgeon-in-chief to the Civil and Military Hospitals, Chilian, and contributed papers to British journals on medical practice and disease in Spain. He returned to England a year before his death. Jelly presented a bacia, or surgeon-barber’s bleeding and shaving bowl, to the Royal College of Physicians.

G H Brown

[Medical Directories; Royal College of Physicians, Descriptive Catalogue of the Portraits, etc., 1926, 65]

(Volume IV, page 248)

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