Lives of the fellows

James Barclay Montgomery

b.1829 d.25 December 1912
MD Glasg MRCS LRCS Edin FRCP(1875) JP

Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities and St. Bartholomew’s Hospital provided James Montgomery’s medical training. He graduated at Glasgow in 1851 and gained the English and Edinburgh diplomas of surgery in the next year. He passed his long career in general and consulting practice at Penzance, where he earned a high reputation. For fifty years, from 1856 to 1906, he was physician to the West Cornwall Infirmary and Dispensary. Montgomery married in 1863 Miss M. Boyle and had one son. He died at Penzance.

G H Brown

[Lancet, 1913; B.M.J., 1913]

(Volume IV, page 234)

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