Lives of the fellows

Kenneth Rhys Llewellin

b.25 July 1917 d.2000?
MB BS Lond(1941) MRCS LRCP(1941) DCH(1946) MRCP(1947) FRCP(1972)

Kenneth Rhys Llewellin was a consultant paediatrician at Clatterbridge Hospital on the Wirral. He was born in Eglwysilan, Pontypridd. His father, Alfred Llewellin, was a local government officer; his mother, Harriet née Eynon, was the daughter of a draper. He was educated at Pontypridd Second Modern and then Intermediate schools. He went on to study medicine at Westminster Medical School, qualifying in 1941.

During the Second World War he served in Ethiopia and Greece in the Friends Ambulance Unit.

He was a casualty officer and house physician at Westminster Hospital, and then a casualty officer at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hackney, and a house physician at Paddington Green Hospital. He gained his diploma in child health in 1946. In 1947 he became a senior registrar at Edgware General Hospital, and two years later at Westminster Hospital. From 1951 he was a consultant paediatrician at Clatterbridge.

Outside medicine he enjoyed poetry, music, history and playing golf.

In 1947 he married Joyce Vivienne Dale. They had a son and two daughters.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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