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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 TH/PP79
WEGG, William (1815-1893)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)

Wegg, William, 1815-1893, physician

Administrative / Biographical history

Pupil, St Thomas's Hospital, 1933-1935; applied for the position of Physician to the General (Public) Dispensary, Bishop's Court, 1845, and also to the position of Assistant Physician at St Thomas, Hospital, 1849, the latter application was unsuccessful. Publications: Observations relating to the science and art of Medicine , London, 1851

Archival history

Acquired by St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from St Thomas' Hospital Medical School Library in 2002

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of William Wegg comprising testimonials for his candidature as Physician to the General (Public) Dispensary, Bishop's Court, 1844-1845; and Assistant Physician at St Thomas's Hospital, 1849, from Thomas Alfred Barker (1808-1891), 1844, 1849; Sir James Risdon Bennett (1809-1881), (undated), 1849 1849; Henry Burton (1799-1849) 1845; Frederic Le Gros Clark (1811-1891), 1845, 1849; Daniel W Cohen, 1849; R H Goolden, 1849; Joseph Henry Green (1791-1863), 1849; Marshall Hall (1790-1857) 1944; Henry Beaumont Leeson (1803-1872) (undated); Gilbert W Macmurdo, 1845; Henry S Roots, 1944, 1949; Sir John Simon (1816-1904), 1844, 1849; Samuel Solly (1805-1871), 1844, 1849; John Flint South (1797-1882), 1845, 1949; Benjamin Travers junior, 1844; Robert Williams (d 1845) 1845.

System of arrangement

1 file

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 the 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 Record Services.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

This collection level description.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives



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Description control

Archivist's Note

Sources: Catalogue of the Printed Books and Manuscripts in the Library of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School (1491-1900) D T Bird (London, 1984); British Library Public Catalogue online. 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.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

January 2004

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  • History
  • History of medicine

Personal names

  • Wegg, William, 1815-1893, Physician

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives
  • St Thomas' Hospital Medical School, London

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