Title Ref: *1
Prof
First name(s)
Urban
Surname
Pritchard
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • House Physician, 1870 
  • Sambrooke Surgical Registrar, 1871 
  • Curator of Museum 
  • Demonstrator of Physiology and Lecturer on Physiology to evening classes
  • First Aural surgeon, 1876 
  • Chair of Aural surgery, 1886 
  • Fellow, 1893 

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended Refs: *1 *4
  • University of Edinburgh (gold medallist)
  • Medical Faculty of King's College
Qualifications Ref: *1

MD Edin, MRCS, LSA, LRCP, MB, CM FRCS

Position(s) held (non King's College London) Ref: *1
  • Surgeon to Royal Ear Hospital, 1874-1900
  • Hon, Consulting Surgeon, 1900 
Professional activities Ref: *1
  • First Chairman of Medical Board King's College Hospital 1909;
  • President of the International Congress of Otology 1899;
  • 2nd President of Otological Society UK
Publications Refs: *1 *4
  • Thesis " The structure of the lamina spiralis membranacea" (Gold medal)
  • " The Organ of Corti in mammals" proceedings of Royal Society 1876
  • Handbook of Diseases of the Ear (3rd edition 1896)
  • Cochlea of the Orithorhynchus Platypus: Royal Society's Philosophical Transactions

Personal details

Date of birth Refs: *1 *2
1845
Place of birth Ref: *2
Islington
Date of death Ref: *3
16th October 1925
Place of death Ref: *3
Chesham Bois, Bucks
Family details Refs: *1 *2 *4

Son of Andrew Pritchard FRSE; married Charlotte Pallister in Gravesend in 1872; his son, Norman Pallister Pritchard MRCS, was former student, house 'accoucher and casualty officer King’s College Hospital

Notes

Awarded Ettle's scholarship by University of Edinburgh (most distinguished student); awarded gold medal 1871 for his thesis on the structure of lamina spiralis membranacea. Co-editor for the UK and International archives of Otology 1890 - 1908. His services were requisitioned during WWI to work at King's.

* References

  1. King's and Some King's Men
  2. 1911 Census
  3. Directory of Deceased American Physicians 1804-1929 Passenger lists to USA
  4. Who was Who 1916-1928
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