First name(s)
Frédéric Francois
Surname
Burghard
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • Assistant Surgeon at King's College Hospital (1889-)
  • Demonstrator of the Principles and Practice of Medicine (1889-)
  • Teacher of Practical Surgery (1889-)
  • Lecturer of Ambulance lectures [First Aid] in the King's College Ladies Department, 1896-[1899]
  • Surgeon, King;s College Hospital (1898-) Ref: *4
  • Fellow (1909)
  • Consulting Surgeon and Emeritus Lecturer in Clinical Surgery (upon retirement in 1923) Ref: *2
  • President, Clubs and Societies Union of King’s College Hospital Medical School (-1923) Ref: *4

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • Christ's College, Finchley
  • Guy's Hospital
Qualifications
  • MB BS First Class Honours in Forensic Medicine (1886) Ref: *4
  • Treasurer’s Gold Medal (Guy’s) (1886) Ref:*1
  • M.S, M.D State Medicine (1889) Ref: *4
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Colonel in the A.M.S. and Consulting Surgeon to the B.E.F. from 1914-16 Ref: *2
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Ait Ministry Ref: *4
  • Member of the council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (1915-1923) Ref: *2
  • Member of the Court of Examiners Ref: *2
  • Senator of London University Ref: *1
  • Examiner in Surgery at Cambridge and London University Ref: *2
  • Consulting Surgeon to the Burton-on-Trent General Infirmary Ref: *2
Professional activities
  • CB 1915
  • MRCS 25 January 1886
  • FRCS 14 March 1889
  • MB BS London 1886
  • MS 1887
  • MD 1889
  • Freemason Ref: *3
Publications
  • A System of Operative Surgery (London, 1909)
  • With Sir W W Cheyne, A Manual of Surgical Treatment (London, 1899-1903); 2nd ed with T P Legg and A Edmunds, 1912-13.
  • Oxford Loose-Leaf Surgery, edited with A B Kanavel (New York: Oxford Press, 1918-20)
  • Some memories of old King's, including reminiscences of Lister. Address to King's College Hospital Clubs Union, 1932.

Personal details

Date of birth
27 February 1864
Place of birth
Clapham
Date of death
31 October 1947
Place of death
Causewayside, Cambridge
Obituary

Br Med J 1947;2:797

Family details

Eldest of five sons of Frédéric Burghard, wine merchant, and his wife, née Boddy. Ref: *2 Married to 1893 May Pollock (who died in 1919) and in 1923 Betty Atkins Ref: *1

References

1."Burghard, Frédéric François (1864 - 1947)", Royal College of Surgeons, Plarr's Lives of the Fellows Online. http://livesonline.rcseng.ac.uk/biogs/E003926b.htm [Accessed 25 May 2017]

2.Br Med J 1947;2:797

3.United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-1921

4.H W Lyle King's and some King's Men (Oxford and London: Oxford University Press and Humphrey Milford, 1935)

Portrait: Frederic Francois Burghard (1864-1947) by William Logsdail (1859-1944), signed, 1914. Object Number RCSSC/P 353. Courtesy of the Hunterian Museum and the Royal College of Surgeons of England

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