First name(s)
William Fairlie
Surname
Clarke
Position(s) held at King's College London

Surgical Registrar at King's College Hospital, 1863-1864

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • High School, Edinburgh
  • Rugby (1850-)
  • Christ Church, Oxford (matriculated 1852)
  • King’s College London (1858) Ref: *1
Qualifications
  • BA (1856)
  • MB (1862)
  • MA (1862)
  • MD (1876) Ref: *1
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Assistant Surgeon to Charing Cross Hospital (1871-1877)
  • General Practitioner, Southborough, near Tunbridge Wells (1877-) Ref: *1
  • Eliza A. Walker, William Fairlie Clarke, William Fairlie Clarke, M.D., F.R.C.S: His Life and Letters, Hospital Sketches and Addresses (London: William Hunt & Company, 1885)
Publications
  • A Manual of the Practice of Surgery, London (1865)
  • A Treatise on the Diseases of the Tongue, London (1873)

Personal details

Date of birth
1833
Place of birth
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Date of death
Bonchurch, Isle of Wight, UK
Place of death
8 May 1884
Family details

Third son of William Fairlie Clarke, an officer in the Bengal Civil Service. Married in 1870 and father to four sons. Ref: *1

Notes

In London his name is perpetuated by the 'Fairlie Clarke Conversazione', an annual meeting for medical students begun by himself some years before his death and continued by the Medical Missionary Society. Ref: *1

References

  1. Royal College of Surgeons, “Plarr's Lives of the Fellows online”, http://livesonline.rcseng.ac.uk/biogs/E001189b.htm [Accessed 6 June 2017]

Photograph: Eliza A. Walker, William Fairlie Clarke, William Fairlie Clarke, M.D., F.R.C.S: His Life and Letters, Hospital Sketches and Addresses (London: William Hunt & Company, 1885)

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