ALFRED ARTHUR EDMUND NEWTH
President of the Nottingham Medico-
1946 to 1947.
Alfred Arthur Edmund Newth:-
Medical Directory 1947.
Alfred Arthur Edmund Newth was born in Sussex on September 17th, 1887, his father being a general practitioner at Haywards Heath. Educated at Epsom College and the Westminster Hospital, he qualified L.M.S.S.A. in 1911 and graduated M.B., B.S., in the following year. After holding house appointments at the Westminster Hospital, the Wolverhampton General Hospital and the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary he was appointed assistant school medical officer in Nottingham in 1914 and continued in the service to that of education authority until his retirement in 1954.
During the first world war he served in the Royal Army Medical Corps. In 1923 he took the D.P.H. of Oxford University, and shortly afterwards he was appointed senior school medical officer in Nottingham. An honorary fellow of the Society of Medical Officers of Health, he was a president of the Nottingham Medico-
In an obituary a colleague wrote of Dr. Newth saying:-
In 1949, faced with the choice of operation or deep x-
In the same obituary another colleague wrote of Dr. Newth saying:-
The death of Dr. Newth occurred on 30th July, 1958; he was aged 70. It was said in his obituary: “The funeral service was held at St. Jude’s Church, Mapperley, Nottingham, when very many friends, including a group of nurses from Mapperley Hospital attended. They can to show their affection, and for the high regard in which he was held.”
BMJ., August 16th, 1958. Pages 452, 453.