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BirthFemale; 24 July 1829; Edgbaston, Birmingham, then Warwickshire UK
Baptism27 Dec 1841; St Phillip's, Birmingham, then Warwickshire UK
DeathBefore 1911, age about 83


1        Married, 1860
BirthMale; 17 April 1828; Livorno, Italy
Death18 Sept 1886, age 58; Birmingham UK
OccupationPioneering surgeon
Web Page Dr Joseph Sampson Gamgee, MRCS, FRSE

Joseph Sampson Gamgee

Marriage 18 Aug 1860, West Bromwich, Staffordshire UK
Child (1):Leonard Parker GAMGEE (1868 - 1956)

Notes for Dr Joseph Sampson GAMGEE MRCS, FRSE

Eminent surgeon, in 1873 he founded the Birmingham Hospital Saturday Fund. He also invented Gamgee Tissue, used in surgical medicine.

Sampson Gamgee: A Great Birmingham Surgeon

The extensive 'Sampson Gamgee Library for the History of Medicine' was once housed in a large house on the Calthorpe Estate, Edgbaston. This house is now a very nice pub/restaurant, The Physician owned by the excellent pub group Brunning & Price. [269]


269.  Personal information, Tim Boddington (Webmaster)
398.  Website, 14/07/2022, Sampson Gamgee, Wikipedia

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