William Marsden

  • English

William Marsden was a notable English surgeon who a Free Hospital, treating anyone, irrespective of their ability to pay. - AsNotedIn


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
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1796/08/00 William Marsden is born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, the youngest of eight children. Born
1827/00/00 At the end of 1824, William Marsden enrolls as a student of surgery at St Bartholomew's Hospital under surgeon John Abernethy. Education St Bartholomew's Hospital London
1827/04/00 William Marsden passes his MRCS examination and is admitted to the Royal College of Surgeons, based in Lincoln's Inn Fields. Work The Royal College Of Surgeons Lincoln's Inn Fields
1828/00/00 William Marsden finds a girl dying on the steps of St Andrews and attempts to have her treated at nearby hospitals. Refused admission to three hospitals because she has no subscriber's letter, Marsden will care for her until she dies two days later. Life Church Of St Andrew London
1828/02/14 Dr Marsden holds a meeting in the Gray's Inn Coffee House (lost) with 27 associates to discuss the establishment of a free hospital which will provide treatment for the poor without the need of a subscriber's letter, as demanded by other hospitals. Vocation Gray's Inn London
1828/04/17 Dr Marsden opens the London General Institution for the Gratuitous Cure of Malignant Diseases in a rented 4-storey house at 16 Greville Street (lost), Hatton Garden, London. Vocation
1832/03/00 The London General Institution for the Gratuitous Cure of Malignant Diseases established by William Marsden at 16 Greville Street (lost) is the only London hospital to treat cholera victims. English Physician Bloomsbury Cholera Invades the West
1834/00/00 Dr Marsden's treatise on cholera, "Symptoms and treatment of malignant diarrhoea, better known by the name of Asiatic or malignant cholera", is published. English Physician Cholera Invades the West
1846/00/00 Dr Marsden Marsden moves to Lincoln's Inn Fields near the Royal College of Surgeons, a popular neighborhood for surgeons. Home William Marsden Residence Lincoln's Inn Fields
1867/01/16 Dr William Marsden, an energetic and worthy gentleman, dies of bronchitis at a hotel in Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey. Dr Marsden is buried in West Norwood Cemetery, South London. Died
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