Title Ref: *3
Prof
First name(s) Ref: *3
Ernest William
Surname Ref: *3
White
Position(s) held at King's College London Ref: *1
  • Professor of Psychological Medicine King's College (1890-1910);
  • Emeritus Professor of King's College 1910;
  • First Master of King's College Hospital Lodge (Founded 1903)

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended Ref: *1
  • King Edward Vi's School, Bury St Edmunds
  • King's College, London [Junior Scholarship 1870, 2nd Year Scholarship 1871
Qualifications Ref: *1

MB, MRCP, MRCS

Position(s) held (non King's College London) Ref: *1
  • Senior Assistant Medical Officer Kent County Asylum;
  • Resident Physician- Superintendent City Of London Asylum Dartford (1887-1905);
  • World War I Received commission as Lieut-Colonel and consultant in Mental Diseases To Western Command (1916-1921);
  • Resident Medical Officer St Marylebone General Dispensary
Professional activities Refs: *1 *4
  • Associate of King's College (1874);
  • President of Royal Medico-Psychological Association of G.B. & Ireland;
  • British Medical Association,
  • Member Neurological Society;
  • Member (Vice-President) Med. Psychol. Section 1904;
  • Freemason
Publications Refs: *1 *2
  • Author: Epilepsy Associated With Insanity & Legal & General Desiderata For The Insane;
  • " Psychological Medicine In Relation To The General Practitioner" Kings College Hospital Reports 1894;
  • Puerperal Insanity [Ibid 1896];
  • " Myxoedema Associated With Insanity: Lancet 1884,
  • " Lunacy Law Reform" Ibid.

Personal details

Date of birth Ref: *3
1851
Place of birth Ref: *3
Norwich, Norfolk
Family details Refs: *1 *4 *5

Son of Richard Whitis and Ann Maria White; 9 siblings; married Harriet

Notes Ref: *1

Received Gold Medal in Anatomy.

* References

  1. King's and Some King's Men (1935)
  2. Medical Directory 1905
  3. 1891 Census Via Ancestry
  4. 1861 Census Via Ancestry
  5. 1911 Census Via Ancestry
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