First name(s)
Lionel Vernon
Surname
Cargill
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • Assistant Demonstrator of Physiology (1888)
  • Ophthalmic Clinical Assistant to Professor McHardy (1890-[1899])
  • House Surgeon at King's College Hospital (1892)
  • Sambrooke Surgical Registrar at King's College Hospital (1894)
  • Assistant Ophthalmic Surgeon at King's College Hospital (1899-1931)
  • Emeritus Lecturer of Ophthalmic Surgery (1931-)
  • Chairman of the Board of Governors of King's College School
  • Treasurer, King’s College Hospital War Memorial
  • President, Clubs and Societies Union (-1926)
  • President of the Medical Society
  • Emerititus Lecturer on Opthalmology in the Medical School and Consulting Opthalmic Surgeon to the Hospital (upon retirement, 1931) Ref: *1 *2

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • King’s College School
  • University of London
  • King’s College London (Medical Department) Ref: *1 *2
Qualifications
  • Preliminary Scientific and Intermediate BSc (1884)
  • Sambrooke Exhibition [Award[ (1885)
  • Junior Medical Scholarship, Carter Gold Medal and Prize for Botany, Leathes Prize, Barry Prize for Divinity, King’s College London (Medical Department) (1886)
  • Second Year Scholarship, Prize for Materia Medica King’s College London (Medical Department) (1887)
  • Intermediate M.B (1887) King’s College London (Medical Department) Ref: *1 *2
  • Todd Prize for Clinical Medicine and additional prizes for Obstetrics, Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine (1888)
  • L.S.A, M.R.C.S, L.R.C.P (1890)
  • Senior Scholar and Sir Joseph Lister Prize (1889)
  • F.R.C.S. (1892)
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Clinical Assistant, Royal Eye Hospital
  • House Surgeon and Surgical Registrar, Royal Eye Hospital (1893)
  • Assistant Surgeon, Royal Eye Hospital (1896)
  • Opthalmic Surgeon, Seamen’s Hospital, Greenwich (1889)
  • Opthalmic Surgeon,, Imperial Yeomanry Hospital, South Aftica (1900)
  • Honorary Consultant for Diseases of the Eye (London Military Hospitals) (1914)
  • in charge of Opthalmic beds, Fourth London General Hospital (1914)
  • Examiner for Diploma in Opthalmology, Oxford University Ref: *1 *2
Professional activities
  • Member of the Council, Opthalmological Society
  • Member of Oxford Opthalmological Congress
  • Chairman of the Council of the Royal Eye Hospital (1931)
  • Member of the Court of the Society of Apothecaries (1931) and Master (1939-1940) Ref: *1 *2
  • Vice-president and treasurer of the Board of Registration of Medical Auxiliaries Ref: *1
Publications

select publications

  • With S. Mayou. "A case of miliary tuberculosis in adults" Trans Ophthalmol Soc 26 (1906): 101-107.
  • With S. Mayou. "A case of flat sarcoma of the choroid" Trans Ophthalmol Soc 27 (1907): 149-155.
  • "Leber's Disease and Allied Conditions" Ophthalmoscope, x (1912): 62.

Personal details

Date of birth
27 June 1866
Date of death
13 December 1955
Place of death
Highlands Heath, Putney
Obituary

“Lionel Vernon Cargill”, Obit., Br J Ophthalmol. 1956 Feb; 40(2): 127–128.

Family details

Married to Emma Sherwood on 1 Mar 1897, Ref: *3 with whom he had three daughters. Ref:*1

References

  1. “Lionel Vernon Cargill”, Obit., Br J Ophthalmol. 1956 Feb; 40(2): 127–128
  1. H. Willoughby Lyle, King’s and Some King’s Men (Oxford and London: Oxford University Press and Humphrey Milford, 1935), 388-390
  1. London Metropolitan Archives, All Saints, Notting Hill, Register of Marriages, P84/ALL, Item 010

Photograph: “L. Vernon Cargill”, N.D., KHMS/PH1 /1, King’s College London Archives

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