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Lawrence, Joseph (1808 – 1900)

Joseph Lawrence M.R.C.S. L.S.A. (January 1808 – 30 January 1900), was an orthodox surgeon who converted to homeopathy. He served as president of the Midland Homoeopathic Society and was a founder and consulting surgeon at [...]

Lawrence, Joseph (1808 – 1900)2022-08-17T19:45:03+00:00

Madden, Henry Ridewood (1818 – 1884)

Henry Ridewood Madden MD LRCS (Edin) (10 March 1818 – 29 February 1884) was an influential early British homeopathic doctor who helped establish homeopathy in Brighton, England, and Melbourne, Australia. He was a colleague and [...]

Madden, Henry Ridewood (1818 – 1884)2022-08-21T18:38:05+00:00

Priestman, Kathleen Gordon (1911 – 2006)

Kathleen Gordon Priestman MRCS LRCP FFHom (3 June 1911 – 26 May 2006) was a physician at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital and the Children’s Homeopathic dispensary in Shepherd’s Bush. A devout Christian, Priestman served [...]

Priestman, Kathleen Gordon (1911 – 2006)2022-08-21T18:38:55+00:00

Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother (1900 – 2002)

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the Queen consort of King George VI. After her husband’s death, she was known as [...]

Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother (1900 – 2002)2022-08-07T09:55:27+00:00

Grindrod, Ralph Barnes (1811 – 1883)

 Ralph Barnes Grindrod LSA MD 1831 (19 May 1811 – 18 November 1883), was a British orthodox physician who, though proclaiming his absolute antagonism towards homeopathy, nevertheless worked alongside the homeopaths in the Malvern Hydrotherapy [...]

Grindrod, Ralph Barnes (1811 – 1883)2022-08-07T09:55:55+00:00

Wells, Thomas Spencer (1818 – 1897)

Thomas Spencer Wells (1818-1897) Sir Thomas Spencer Wells, 1st Baronet MRCS [1841], FRCS [1844] (3 February 1818 – 31 January 1897) was Surgeon of the Samaritan Free Hospital for Women, Hunterian Professor of [...]

Wells, Thomas Spencer (1818 – 1897)2022-09-26T16:50:31+00:00

Gwynn, William (1831 – 1869)

William Gwynn L.R.C.S. (Irel) [1854], M.B. (Dublin) [1857] (1831 – 11 August 1869), was an Anglo-Irish orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become House Surgeon at the Liverpool Homeopathic Dispensary and Consulting Physician at [...]

Gwynn, William (1831 – 1869)2022-09-28T19:02:28+00:00

Robertson, Henry (1807 – 1881)

Henry Robertson LSA London 1828 (1807 – 14 October 1881), was a British orthodox physician and surgeon who converted to homeopathy to become the Vice President of the Midland Homeopathic Medical Society. He was a [...]

Robertson, Henry (1807 – 1881)2022-08-18T09:37:48+00:00

Queen Victoria (1819 – 1901)

Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837, and the first Empress of India of the [...]

Queen Victoria (1819 – 1901)2022-09-25T21:59:06+00:00

Johnson, Walter R. (1824 – 1913)

Umberslade Hall Walter R. Johnson M.D. London 1847 (23 February 1824 – 5 March 1913) was a British orthodox physician, Gold Medalist in Medicine and Materia Media, and Medical Tutor at Guy’s Hospital, [...]

Johnson, Walter R. (1824 – 1913)2022-08-07T09:56:55+00:00

Dudgeon, Robert Ellis (1820 – 1904)

Robert Ellis Dudgeon MD LRCSE (17 March 1820 – 8 September 1904), studied in Paris and Vienna before graduating as a doctor. Dudgeon then became the first editor of the British Journal of Homeopathy and [...]

Dudgeon, Robert Ellis (1820 – 1904)2022-08-07T10:43:52+00:00

Ashurst, William Henry (1792 – 1855)

William Henry Ashurst Snr (11 February 1792 – 13 October 1855) was a British solicitor who founded the commercial law firm Ashurst Morris Crisp at 6 Old Jewry Street. Ashurst was a political reformer and, [...]

Ashurst, William Henry (1792 – 1855)2022-08-31T16:49:13+00:00

Warne, William (1801 – 1861)

William Warne (21 July 1801 – 15 March 1861) was Honorary Secretary and Patron of the Hahnemann Hospital at 39 Bloomsbury Square. Warne was also on the Committee of the English Homeopathic Association, and Honorary [...]

Warne, William (1801 – 1861)2022-08-30T19:40:08+00:00

Adams, Queenie Muriel Francis (1902 – 1999)

Queenie Muriel Francis Adams MRCS, LRCP, MFHom (7 May 1902 – 19 August 1999) taught general medicine at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital and at the London Missionary School of Medicine Adams also practiced at [...]

Adams, Queenie Muriel Francis (1902 – 1999)2022-08-07T10:45:20+00:00

Mayne, William Henry (ca. 1816 – 1857)

William Henry Mayne M.D., L.R.C.S., (ca. 1816 - 25 December 1857) was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy. Mayne was a member of the British Homeopathic Society from its inception in 1844. Mayne [...]

Mayne, William Henry (ca. 1816 – 1857)2022-09-28T13:35:04+00:00

Cooper, Robert Thomas (1844 – 1903)

Robert Thomas Cooper (1844 – 14 September 1903) BA, MD, Trinity College Dublin was an Irish orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, to become a Physician for Diseases of the Ear at the London Homeopathic [...]

Cooper, Robert Thomas (1844 – 1903)2022-08-07T10:46:14+00:00

Burnett, James Compton (1840 – 1901)

James Compton Burnett MD (Glasgow 1872) (20 July 1840 – 2 April 1901) was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy. He worked at the London Homeopathic Hospital and in private practice, and he [...]

Burnett, James Compton (1840 – 1901)2022-08-07T10:46:36+00:00

Peel, Robert (1788 – 1850)

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet (5 February 1788 – 2 July 1850) was the Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Peel helped to create the modern concept of the police force and, oversaw the [...]

Peel, Robert (1788 – 1850)2022-09-28T13:20:07+00:00

Lewin, Octavia Margaret Sophia (1869 – 1955)

Octavia Margaret Sophia Lewin (1869-1955) Octavia Margaret Sophia Lewin MB, BS (London) 1896, MD (Chicago) (2 February 1869 – 27 December 1955) was a Registrar and Assistant Physician at the Royal London Homeopathic [...]

Lewin, Octavia Margaret Sophia (1869 – 1955)2022-08-07T10:47:35+00:00

Skinner, Thomas (1825 – 1906)

Thomas Skinner L.R.C.S.E. M.D. [St. Andrews 1857] (11 August 1825 – 11 September 1906)  was an allopathic physician and a strident opponent of homeopathy, who had worked very closely with Sir James Young Simpson as [...]

Skinner, Thomas (1825 – 1906)2022-09-11T14:12:32+00:00

Henderson, William (1810 – 1872)

William Henderson MD Edin. [1831] (17 January 1810 – 1 April 1872), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and Professor of General Pathology at the University of Edinburgh, was an orthodox physician [...]

Henderson, William (1810 – 1872)2022-08-07T10:48:31+00:00

Ozanne, John (1816 – 1864)

John Ozanne M.D. [Paris, 1840] B.L. (13 February 1816 – 13 December 1864) was an orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy. John Ozanne was a student of Paul Francois Curie. Along with fellow doctors William [...]

Ozanne, John (1816 – 1864)2022-09-28T14:11:37+00:00

Russell, John Rutherford (1816 – 1866)

John Rutherford Russell (MD Edin. 1838) (28 April 1816 – 22 December 1866) was an orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become Physician of Edinburgh Homeopathic Dispensary, Physician at the London Homeopathic Hospital, Fellow [...]

Russell, John Rutherford (1816 – 1866)2022-08-07T10:48:55+00:00

Engall, Thomas (1808 – 1887)

Thomas Engall MRCS (13 May 1808 – 18 July 1887) was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy. He was Surgeon at the West London Homeopathic Dispensary, Surgeon at the Hahnemann Hospital at 39 [...]

Engall, Thomas (1808 – 1887)2022-09-03T21:48:47+00:00

Malan, Henry Victor (1817 – 1879)

Henry Victor Malan M.D. (2 July 1817 – 23 January 1879) was a Swiss-British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy. He was a student of Samuel Hahnemann in 1840, Surgeon and Obstetrician Tubingen 1839, MD [...]

Malan, Henry Victor (1817 – 1879)2022-09-21T15:44:15+00:00

Hands, Joseph (1804 – 1886)

Joseph Hands MRCS [1831] LSA [1830] (1804 – 17 April 1886) was a British orthodox surgeon who converted to homeopathy, to become a member of the Medical Council of the Hahnemann Hospital at 39 Bloomsbury [...]

Hands, Joseph (1804 – 1886)2022-09-21T18:45:22+00:00

Laurie, Joseph (1814 – 1865)

Joseph Laurie M.D. (13 June 1814 – 10 December 1865) was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh), graduate of the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania, [...]

Laurie, Joseph (1814 – 1865)2022-09-05T13:56:57+00:00

Holland, George Calvert (1801 – 1865)

George Calvert Holland M.D. (28 February 1801 – 7 March 1865) was a poet, public speaker, author, politician, and physician. He was Lecturer on Physiology at Sheffield Medical Institution in 1831, Physician Extraordinary to The Sheffield General [...]

Holland, George Calvert (1801 – 1865)2022-09-29T13:19:02+00:00

Partridge, Samuel Thomas (1797 – 1870)

Samuel Thomas Partridge M.D. [Aberdeen, 1820], M.R.C.S. [1818] (1797 – 14 March 1870) was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy. He practiced at 2 York Place, Portman Square, became Physician to the Marylebone [...]

Partridge, Samuel Thomas (1797 – 1870)2022-09-23T12:58:22+00:00

Kidd, Joseph (1824 – 1918)

Joseph Kidd FRCSE (15 February 1824 – 20 August 1918) was an Irish orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy and later became the homeopathic physician to Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli 1st Earl of Beaconsfield. He [...]

Kidd, Joseph (1824 – 1918)2022-08-07T10:49:50+00:00

Wheeler, Charles Edwin (1868 – 1947)

Charles Edwin Wheeler M.D. B.S. B.Sc. (24 August 1868 – 2 February 1947) was born in Australia, an orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy. Wheeler was junior editor and, from 1907-1922, sole editor  of The [...]

Wheeler, Charles Edwin (1868 – 1947)2022-09-11T14:13:40+00:00

Blackie, Margery Grace (1898 – 1981)

Margery Grace Blackie CVO, MD, FFHom (4 Feb 1898 – 24 August 1981) was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy. In 1969 she became the homeopathic physician of Queen Elizabeth II, the first woman [...]

Blackie, Margery Grace (1898 – 1981)2022-09-13T09:14:55+00:00

Berridge, Edward William (1844 – 1920)

Edward William Berridge MB, BS (1844 – 13 May 1920) was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy. Berridge trained at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1864, and then travelled to America to study at [...]

Berridge, Edward William (1844 – 1920)2022-08-07T09:01:52+00:00

Quin, Frederick Hervey Foster (1799 – 1879)

Frederick Hervey Foster Quin (MD Edin 1820) (12 February 1799 – 24 November 1879) was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become one of the very first homeopaths in Britain. In 1844 [...]

Quin, Frederick Hervey Foster (1799 – 1879)2022-08-07T10:50:46+00:00

Hughes, Richard (1836 – 1902)

Richard Hughes MRCS LRCP (20 August 1836 – 3 April 1902) was an orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become a Physician at the Brighton Homeopathic Dispensary, Editor of the British Journal of Homeopathy [...]

Hughes, Richard (1836 – 1902)2022-09-05T00:02:50+00:00

Tyler, Margaret Lucy (1859 – 1943)

Margaret Lucy Tyler LRCPE LRCSE LRCPSG MD (9 February 1859 – 21 June 1943) was an English homeopath who was influenced by the work of Chicago physician James Tyler Kent. As one of the leading [...]

Tyler, Margaret Lucy (1859 – 1943)2022-08-07T10:51:01+00:00

Weir, Sir John (1879 – 1971)

Sir John Weir, GCVO, Royal Victorian Chain MB ChB Glasgow 1907, FFHom (19 October 1879 – 17 April 1971) was Physician Royal to several twentieth century monarchs. The very first homeopath by Royal appointment was Frederick [...]

Weir, Sir John (1879 – 1971)2022-08-07T10:51:21+00:00