Wilson, Edward T. (Edward Thomas), 1832-1918

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Edward Thomas Wilson was born in 1832. In 1859, he became a general practitioner and consultant in Cheltenham, pioneering modern medical practices such as the use of clean drinking water, isolation fever hospitals and district nurses. He was elected fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and served as president of the local Nature Science Society. He married Mary Agnes Whishaw. Their fifth child and second son, the Naturalist and Antarctic Explorer Edward Adrian, was born on 23 July 1872. Edward Thomas died in 1918.

From the guide to the Edward Thomas Wilson collection, 1910-1914, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge)

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Birth 1832

Death 1918-04-19


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