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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 G/PP1/3 and G/PP4/18
BARRACLOUGH, Robert Wooding Sutton (1845-1939)
1865, 1939
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
6 items


Name of creator(s)

Barraclough, Robert Wooding Sutton, 1845-1939, physician

Administrative / Biographical history

Born in Cambridge, 1845, entered Guy's 1861/62; MD Brux (Honours in Midwifery), 1879; LRCP Lond 1869, MRCS Eng & LM 1865, LSA 1863. Barraclough was Chief Medical Officer during the 1868 Cholera epidemic in London.

Archival history

Photograph and cutting donated to the Wills Library, Guy's Hospital Medical School, by Miss Maude White, 1967. Certificates donated by Ms S Wilson.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from Guy's Hospital Medical School Library in 2002.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of Robert Wooding Sutton Barraclough comprising a back and white photograph of Barraclough; photocopied cutting of obituary of Barraclough in the Evening News , Apr 1939; and Guy's Hospital Medical School certificate of fulfillment office of Obstetric Clerk; Royal College of Surgeons, certificate of membership, 6 Dec 1865; Society of Apothecaries of the City of London certificate to practice, 21 Dec 1865; Royal College of Physicians certificate of membership, 22 Dec 1865 (damaged)

System of arrangement


Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive and Corporate Records Services.

Language/scripts of material


Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Certificates are fragile

Finding aids

Detailed catalogue

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Source: Directory of Guy's Men 1922; Obituary - Evening News, Apr 1939. Compiled by Alison Field

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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Date(s) of descriptions

January 2003

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  • Medical profession
  • Medical sciences
  • Surgery

Personal names

  • Barraclough, Robert Wooding Sutton, 1845-1939, Physician

Corporate names

  • Guy's Hospital Medical School
  • King's College London College Archives
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Society of Apothecaries


  • Southwark, London, England

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