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BOOTH EDDISON


President of the Nottingham Medico-Chirurgical Society


1853.


Booth Eddison:- High Pavement, Nottingham M.R.C.S., 1835; F.R.C.S. (by exam), 1844; L.S.A., 1829. L.R.C.S., Edinburgh, 1829, Formerly House Surgeon, Nottingham General Hospital.


Mr. Booth Eddison, who had been apprentice 1822-7, held the post now called Resident Surgeon and Apothecary, from 1829 till 1832. He afterwards procured by examination his qualification as member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1835 and Fellow in 1844. He was elected Honorary surgeon to the Nottingham General Hospital, 1851-9. He was also visiting Surgeon and proprietor of Broom House Private Asylum, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, and was a member of the Botanical Society. President of the British Medical Association, 1857.


In 1851 he showed his foresight and did good service to the General Hospital by securing the site of the old reservoir for £150 and afterwards selling it to the Hospital for the same price, thus securing for the Hospital this very valuable site for its extension in 1875.


A History of the General Hospital near Nottingham,

By Frank Jacob.

Page 123.


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