THOMAS JAMES DABELL
President of the Nottingham Medico-
Thomas James Dabell:-
Medical Directory 1915
Thomas James Dabell was born in Arnold on the 1st May, 1864. The son of Thomas Dabell, he was educated at Trent College and the Nottingham General Hospital between 1881-
During his student years at St. Bartholomew's he was a member of the Abernethian Society and Sports Club. He took an active part in the sports club becoming the captain of the football team, where he played in both the first and second team.
In 1888 he married Annie Violet, a daughter of W. Jenkins (of P and O service).
Later, owing to the growth of his practice, and in order to attend to many civic duties, in October 1899 he went into partnership with a Dr. H.M.Brown, of Alfred Street South.
Apart from his practice he was the Examiner to the Legal and General Insurance Company, and was surgeon to several Lodges of the Nottingham and Manchester Orders of Oddfellows
His civic duties consisted of him being elected in 1894 as a Conservative City Councillor where he represented the Robin Hood Ward. He was returned twice to represent that ward, both in 1897 and later in November 1900 which he won by a majority of 400 votes. However, before becoming a councillor, for three years he served as a member of the Nottingham Board of Guardians, being returned to the St. Anne's District with a majority of 600 votes.
His civic responsibilities consisted of him being the Vice-
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