Lives of the fellows

Alfred Ellington Stansfeld

b.11 December 1882 d.25 November 1918
BA Cantab(1906) MA MD FRCP(1918)

Alfred Stansfeld was born in Stoke Newington and educated at the Central Foundation School, Cambridge, and at St. John’s College, Cambridge, where he graduated as B.A. in 1906, taking first-class honours in both parts of the natural sciences tripos. He went on to have a brilliant career at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, where he won the Kirkes, Brackenbury and Lawrence scholarships and the Burrows prize. Graduating in surgery in 1909 and medicine two years later, he obtained a number of junior posts in the Hospital. At the time of his early death from influenzal pneumonia, he was demonstrator of pathology there and physician to the Metropolitan Hospital.

G H Brown

[Lancet, 1918; B.M.J., 1918]

(Volume IV, page 561)

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