Homeopathic Dispensaries and Hospitals

All over Britain and Europe, Homeopathic Dispensaries and hospitals opened their doors for the treatment of the poor. In every case the treatment for poor people was offered completely free of charge, and the wealthier clients paid fees dependant upon a carefully graded system of payment charges.

Homeopathic Chemists as flourishing businesses obviously followed…

The following is a work in progress, listing them all…

The Aberdeen Homeopathic DispensaryDavid Dyce Brown,

Ainsworth’s Homeopathic Pharmacy,

The Alton Towers Homeopathic DispensaryFrancesco Romani,

The Banbury Homeopathic DispensaryRichard Stephen Wallis,

The Bath Homeopathic Hospital,  at Chapel Road, Queens Square, Bath, evolved out of the large and successful homeopathic practice of George Newman,

Management Committee: George Cruickshank, E M Harris, S Morgan, Rev. G Newnham, George Newnham, H B Pierrepont, S Provis, J S Randell, E G Smith, Maj. Gen. Thorndike, Rev. J H Way, Lt. Col. Western, Col, Wynch,

Medical Officers: Heinrich Waldemar Luther, John Christian Luther, George Newnham, S MorganChemist: S Capper,

1866 – Robert MacLimont was a Physician at the Hospital,

1868 – The staff of the hospital were:

Committee: George Cruickshank, E M Harris, S Morgan, Rev. G Newnham, George Newman, H B Pierrepoint, S Provis, J S Randall, E G Smith, Major General Thorndike, Rev. J H Way, Lt. Colonel. Western, Colonel Wynch,

Medical Officers: George Newman, S Morgan,

Chemist: Edmund Capper,

1900 – Percy Roberts Wilde was a Physician at the hospital,

1931 – Hamilton Bailey was a Surgeon at the Hospital,

The Belfast Homeopathic Dispensary, 23, Church Street, Belfast George Stevenson Knowles,

The St. Bernard’s Cottage Hospital (16 beds)

The Birkenhead Homeopathic Dispensary 24 Argyll Street, Birkenhead, Physicians: *Eugene O’Neill, Wright,

The Birmingham Homeopathic Hospital and Dispensary

The Blackheath Homeopathic Dispensary,

Chairman: Major General Clarke,

Management Committee: W B Adams, F Bennoch, R Cornell, Captain Seymour, W Smith, Rev. J Thompson,

Treasurer: W Capper,

Medical Officers: J H Smith, Alfred Crosby Pope, Robert Masters Theobald,

Chemist: Urell,

The Blackheath Home for Gentlewomen, Instituted 1868 by Ms. Brent, 45 Blessington Road, Lee, Kent,

Patron: William Leaf,

Chaplain: Rev. Edward Ellis,

Surgeon: Robert Masters Theobald,

The Dispensary Homoeopathique Boulevard Auguste Blanqui, Paris – Leon Vannier,

The Homeopathic Dispensary in Paris at rue de l’Abbé Brout, Paris – Leon Vannier,

The Bolton Homeopathic Dispensary 8 Ward Street, Great Moor Street, Instituted 1851William W Scholefield,

The Brighton Homeopathic Dispensary 6 Prince Albert Street, Instituted 1844 (and possibly at 10 Little George Street – see Brighton Folthorp City Directory for 1848 under a  Robert Midden ?Madden – Richard Robert Madden),

Committee 1868 consisted of: Robert Bayly, Rev. E Clay, H Coke, Rev. J H Cross, Henry Hill, Captain Arthur H Hull, Rev. J Image, Captain Henry James, John Mullett, E C Tainish,

Treasurer: Henry Hill,

Honorary Secretary: Captain Henry James Lieutenant Royal Navy,

Assistant Secretary, Dispenser and Collector: Joseph Ockendon,

PhysiciansHenry Belcher, George H Hanson, George James Hilbers, Richard Hughes, Edward M Madden, Henry R Madden, Richard Robert Madden, Di Michele, William Morgan, John Ockendon, Herbert Henry Wilde, Henry Woodgate,

The Brighton Homeopathic Dispensary opened a branch dispensary in 1902,

Scanned from the Folthorp Brighton City Directory 1861 p 446-447 (With thanks to *Alan Campbell (private researcher in Brighton 2.12.10):

LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. HOMEOPATHIC DISPENSARY. 6, Prince Albert-street.

Medical Officers. HENRY R. MADDEN, M.D. 10, Pavilion-parade. G. H. HANSON, Esq., 25, Norfolk-road. (note – this would be Henry R Madden and George H Hanson, the brother of Sydney Hanson)

Hon. Sec.–HENRY JAMES, Esq., Lieut. R.N.

Subscribers receive one ticket for each shilling subscribed, which ticket will admit a patient for one month to the benefits of the Institution.  Donations of Five Pounds will entitle the giver to have Twenty-four tickets annually, and so on in proportion for any larger sum. Patients who do not obtain the recommendation of a Subscriber, may be admitted to the benefits of the Institution, on payment of One Shilling per month.

The Dispensary is open for the purpose of affording advice and medicine every day from nine till ten in the morning (Saturday and Sundays excepted). New cases cannot be admitted after 9.30.

Patients who are too ill to attend at the Dispensary will be visited at their own homes, but when such attendance is required, except in cases of emergency, it is necessary that notice should be sent to the Surgeon before 9 A.M. Subscriptions and Donations may be enclosed to the Honorary Secretary, or paid to the Collector, at the Dispensary, 6, Prince Albert-street.

The Brighton Homeopathic Institute for Diseases of Children 148 Western Road, Brighton,

Physicians: Edward Acworth, Richard Tuthill Massy,

Chemist: Alfred Headland,

The Bristol Homeopathic Hospital

The Brixton Homeopathic Dispensary, New Park Road, Brixton Hill.

PresidentWilliam Leaf,

Committee: Joseph Bartrum, James Baldwin Brown,

Physicians: *Hugh Hastings, Alexander Walker,

The Brompton Homeopathic Dispensary, 60 Fulham Road, London and 3, Blizard Place, Fulham Road, Instituted, 1st January, 1855,

Physician:  Neville Wood,

The Brussels Hahnemann DispensariumGustave Adolphe Van den Berghe, Pierre Joseph De Moor,

The Hahnemann Convalescent Home and Dispensary Bournemouth

The Buchanan Homeopathic Ophthalmic and Cottage Hospital St. Leonard’s on Sea

Butchers & Sons Homeopathic Chemists

The Camberwell Homeopathic Dispensary

The Cambridge Homeopathic Dispensary Medical OfficerWilliam Morgan,

The Canterbury Homeopathic Dispensary 24 St. George’s Place Instituted 1848William Parsons,

The Cardiff Homeopathic Dispensary

The Chelsea Homeopathic Dispensary, Commercial Hall, King’s Road, Chelsea, Instituted, 1st January 1852.

Physician: Neville Wood,

Surgeon: D. Smith,

The Cheltenham Homeopathic Dispensary, Ingleside, Bayshill –  instituted 1844, and at 17 Ormond Terrace, Regent Street in 1866, and at 1 Promenade Place in 1868, and Essex Place,

Physicians Arthur Guinness, William Gwillim, *Hugh Hastings, C B Kerr, Frederick Wilde,

The City of London Homeopathic Dispensary

The Clapham and Kennington Homeopathic Dispensary

The Clapham Homeopathic Dispensary 7, Manob Street, Clapham.

Supported by Voluntary Contributions.

CommitteeRev. E O Morgan, Minerva Terrace, Brixton Road ; Rev. R. Frost, Crescent Lodge, Clapham Common; Bernard Barton, Esq., Percy Cottage, Studley Road, Stockwell; Henry Kift, Esq., Berkeley Villas, Loughborough Road ; G. Moore, Esq., Messina Cottage, 17, Sutherland Terrace, East Brixton; G Hayward, Water Lane, Dulwich Road.

Medical Officer: John Anderson,

Dispenser: A J Powell, 15, Alfred Place, Newington Causeway.

The Dispensary will be open (for Out-Patients only) on Monday and Thursday Afternoons, from three to four o’clock. Subscribers of Half a Guinea and One Guinea per Anum, will have Four or Eight Tickets for distribution. The destitute Poor alone are to be considered proper objects for medical charity ; although others, who are unable to pay for medical advice, will be admitted as patients (with the consent of the Medical Officers) on payment of Half a Crown per Month to the Funds of the Dispensary.

The Clifton Homeopathic DispensaryThomas Dickinson Nicholson

The Croydon Homeopathic Dispensary at Ellerslie, 25 Park Hill Road, and 40 George Street, Croydon, Surrey

The Darlington Homeopathic Dispensary

The Derbyshire Homoeopathic Dispensary, 17, Wardwick, Derby

Instituted, 1st February, 1853.

Physician: Alfred Crosby Pope,

The St. James Homeopathic Hospital Doncaster

The Dover Homeopathic Dispensary, Castle Street, Dover, Instituted 1850William Parsons,

The Dublin Homeopathic Dispensary Instituted 1844, at 31 South Asia Street Dublin and at 33 Stephen’s Green Dublin, and at 122 Upper Abbey Street, Dublin, – Arthur Guinness, Charles William Luther, Gustavus Adolphus Luther– closed in the 1950s,

Physicians: John Blyth, James Goodshaw, Charles W Luther, William Henry Roberts, George Scriven, William Barclay Browne ScrivenWilliam Walter

The Dundee Homeopathic Dispensary at 14 New Inn EntrySamuel Cockburn,

The Durham Homeopathic Dispensary, 48 Sadler Street, Instituted 1854,

Physicians: James Joseph Gray, Thomas Hahnemann Hayle,

Secretary: J Nicholson,

The East End Homeopathic Dispensary 1868,

President: Rev. A P Black,

Vice President: Captain P Campbell,

Committee: Butler, Canniford, Coster, Humm, Itinger, Kerchen, James Gay Sawkins, Thornton,

Treasurer: George Henry Harrington,

Honorary Secretary: W Pettit,

Physician:  Charles Thomas Pearce (with thanks to David Charles Manners 14.12.11), David McConnell Reed,

The Homeopathic Convalescent Home in Eastbourne

The East London Homeopathic Dispensary and Dental Surgery, Obelisk House, Burdett Road, Mile End – Physician: James Brown Dixon,

The Eccles and Patricroft Homeopathic Dispensary, Market Place, Eccles, near Manchester,

Medical Committee: James Barlow, E Cheetham, Rev. B Dale, James Grey, Robert Leake,

Physicians: Drummond, John B Morehouse,

Treasurer and Chairman: James Syddall,

Honorary Secretary: James Baggot,

The Edinburgh Homeopathic Dispensary

Patron: Arthur FitzGerald Kinnaird, 10th Lord Kinnaird, Physicians: George Atkin, Francis Black, Samuel Cockburn, William Henderson, Charles Ransford, John Rutherford Russell, John Stuart SutherlandThe Wielobycki Brothers,

The Ely Place Homeopathic DispensaryJohn Ozanne,

The Exeter Homeopathic Dispensary, Queen Street,

President: John Henry Kennaway 3rd Baronet,

Treasurer: W Cotton,

Committee:  Rev Cannon Lee, Rev. H H Courtenay, Rev. R Dunn, W M Floyd, John Gordon, George Chaplin Holroyd, H Northcote, J Rendall, J W Sillifant, Rev. C F Smith,  Frederick Smith, W T Smith, Lieutenant Colonel Stafford, J F Wilkey, Rev. R Wilkins, Joseph Wippell, Rev. W Wippell,

Physicians:  Arthur Guinness, Henry Kelsall, William Kingdon, Boughton Kyngdon,

Secretary and Dispenser: J Rendall,

The Finsbury Circus Free Dispensary for the Poor

Physicians: Paul Francois Curie, Joseph Laurie, William Leaf,

The Folkestone Homeopathic Dispensary – Physicians *James Edward Liddiard,

Foster & Son Homeopathic chemists, Plymouth

The Glasgow Homeopathic Hospital

The Glastonbury Homeopathic Dispensary for the Poor Instituted 1848, admissions free, Patients seen by 1.8.1852 = 12,753

Physicians: William Hitchman, George Newman,

Goulds Homeopathic Pharmacy,

The Guernsey Homeopathic Dispensary at 2 Clifton New Town

Physicians: John Ozanne, Francis Bellamy,

The Guildford Homeopathic Dispensary,

Physicians: Henry Victor Malan,

The Hackney Homeopathic Dispensary, the Triangle, Hackney

Physicians: R Roberts,

The Hahnemann Convalescent HomeBertram Wright Nankivell,

The Hahnemann Homeopathic Dispensary, 1 Carlton Terrace, St. Andrew’s Road, HastingsArchibald Richard Shaw,

The Hahnemann Hospital at 39 Bloomsbury Square

The Hahnemann Medical Institute and Dispensary, Welbeck Street, corner of Bulstrode Street, Manchester Square

Patron: Arthur FitzGerald Kinnaird, 10th Lord Kinnaird, Henry Tate, (The Hahnemannian Medical Institution and Dispensary (London) –  David Dyce Brown, John Chapman, Amos Henriques, Kelly, Henry Kelsall, Joseph Laurie, Henry P Osman, Sherwood,)

The Hahnemann Homeopathic Dispensary (Paris) – Mauritius Fortier Bernoville, Leon Vannier

The Halifax Homeopathic DispensaryJohn Hodgson Ramsbotham,

The Hastings Homeopathic Dispensary, 52 Robertson Street,

Physicians: Alex Richard Croucher,

Medical Officer: Jasper Capper, Robert Douglas Hale, Robert Snowdon,

The Homeopathic Medical Association founded 1985

Administration Office : 7 Darnley Road, Gravesend, Kent DA11 0RU. Tel : 01474 560336 Fax: 01474 327431

Registered Office : 10-12 Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent DA11 0PE

Founders: Surjit Randhawa, Pyara Singh,

The Huddersfield Homeopathic Dispensary,

Physicians: ? Croucher,

The Hull Homeopathic Dispensary, 30 Whitefriargate,

President: Daniel Sykes,

Vice President: E A D Brooshooft,

Treasurer: W T Dibb,

Secretary: J L Seaton,

Committee: William Croft, Rev. John Deck, Rev. Andrew Jukes, J F Norwood, G C Roberts, T R Runton, W Stickney,

Physicians: George Atkin, Evan Fraser, James Pyburn,

The Hulme Homeopathic Dispensary,23 Great Jackson Street, Stretford Road, Lancashire Insituted 1852 – Matthews, William Perkins,

The Islington Homeopathic Dispensary, 20 Claremont Place, New Road, Angel Islington, instituted 1845,

Management Committee: William Cooper, George Friend, John Hardy,  George PowellFrederick Sandoz, William Serre, Rev. A R G Thomas,

Physicians: Edward Charles Chepmell,

Dispenser: Brunet,

Chemist: William Headland,

Keene and Ashwell Pharmacy,

The Kidderminster Homeopathic Dispensary, Instituted 17th July, 1847.

Patrons: The Right Honourable Lord Foley, Edward Charles Blount,

Physician: Richard Tuthill Massy,

The Leaf Homeopathic Cottage Hospital

Physicians: Alex Henry Croucher, Dudley d’Auvergne Wright,

Leath and Ross Homeopathic Chemists,

The Leeds Homeopathic Dispensary at 26 and 27 Oxford StreetWilliam Simpson Craig, Henry Cresswell, F W Irvine,

The Leicester Homeopathic Dispensary and Hospital,

The Liverpool Homeopathic Hospital

The London Home Hospital 10 Dean Street, Soho,

Physician: David Jones,

The Maidstone Homeopathic DispensaryEdward Barton Shuldham,

The Manchester Homeopathic Hospital and Dispensary

The Manchester Homeopathic Institute for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest 28 Byrom Street, established 1858

The Margaret Street Infirmary

The Marylebone Homeopathic DispensarySamuel Thomas Partridge,

The Montparnasse Homeopathic Dispensary on Boulevard Montparnasse – Leon Vannier,

The Naples Homeopathic DispensaryGeorg von Necker

Nelson’s Homeopathic Pharmacy

The Newcastle Homeopathic Dispensary

The North of England Southport Children’s Sanatorium

The Northamptonshire Homeopathic Dispensary, Northampton – President Charles Edmund Isham,  Physicians: Arthur Crowden Clifton, Joseph Laurie.  Charles Thomas Pearce was a Surgeon at the Northamptonshire Homeopathic Dispensary in 1851 (with thanks to David Charles Manners 14.12.11),

The North London Homeopathic Dispensary, 87 Essex Road, Islington,

PhysicianWilliam Morgan,

The Northumberland and Newcastle Homeopathic Dispensary, Hood Street – Established 1844 – Thomas Hahnemann Hayle, Henry Elliott,

The Norfolk and Norwich Homeopathic Dispensary, Abington Street, Northampton – founded by William Bell in 1852, – Robert Douglas HaleRobert Kerr, John Roche and his son Eleazer Roche (dispensary Medical Officer until 1926) (Carole Rawcliffe, Richard Wilson, Christine Clark, Norwich Since 1550, (Continuum International Publishing Group, 2004). Page 285), Robert Harmer Smith,

The North Wilts Homeopathic Dispensary Devizes – T Carter, Rev R Dawson, T B Fox, James Cornelius Madge, Charles Henry Marston, Sir R H Pollen, Lieutenant Colonel Salmon, Ed Simpson, Chas Sloper,  James Stratton, Lieutenant Colonel Wallington, W Watson,

The Nottingham Homeopathic Dispensary – *William Bradshaw, George H Hanson, Stanley Wilde,

The Odessa Homeopathic Dispensary for the Poor

The Oxford Homeopathic Dispensary Arthur Guinness,

The Palermo Homeopathic DispensaryGiuseppe Mauro, Benoit Jules Mure,

The Pentonville Homeopathic Dispensary, instituted 1846, Physician John Millard,

The Phillips Memorial Homeopathic Hospital and Homeopathic Dispensary, Bromley

The Pimlico Homeopathic Dispensary, 114 Ebury Street, SW

Physicians: Arch Hewan, Edward William Berridge, J Jones,

Chemist and Secretary: Alfred Heath,

The Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall Homeopathic Dispensary and Cottage Hospital

The Potteries Homeopathic Dispensary, Bagnal Street Hanley – William Simpson Craig,

The Preston Homeopathic DispensaryCharles Caulfield Tuckey,

The Reading and Berkshire Homeopathic Dispensary

Physician: Edward Harris Ruddock,

Honorary Treasurer: Alfred Waterhouse junior (1830-1905),

The Richmond Homeopathic Dispensary, Sion Row, Marshgate Road, Richmond, and 1 George Street RichmondRobert Harmer Smith,

The Royal London Homeopathic Hospital

The Scarborough Homeopathic Dispensary, Vernon Place = William Simpson Craig, Frederick Flint,

The Shepherd’s Bush Children’s Homeopathic Dispensary (The Dispensary was amalgamated with the London Homeopathic Hospital in 1937, and thus became part of the Children’s Outpatient Department there) – John Roberson Day, Harold Fergie Woods,

The Shrewsbury Homeopathic Dispensary Robert Cartwright,

The Soho Homeopathic Dispensary, 18 Denmark Street, instituted 1852,

Physicians: David Griffiths Jones, Edward Bates,

Surgeon: Morgan,

Dentist:  Athey,

The Southampton Homeopathic Dispensary,

Patrons: Rev. T D Bolton, Captain Day, R J Gilman, D D Holrood, Henry Pinsent, W H Richardson, Spencer Smith, Rev. Canon Wilson, Frederick Luard Wollaston,

Physician: William Gwynn,

Surgeon: John Wilde,

Medical Officer: Robert Thomas Cooper, Phillip Mann Wilmot,

Dispenser and Treasurer: Charles Rendall,

The South End Homeopathic Dispensary

The Southern Homeopathic Dispensary for the Diseases of Women and Children,

The Southgate Homeopathic Dispensary,

The Southsea Homeopathic Dispensary 80 High Street – Robert Cartwright, Alexander Richard Croucher, Frank H Shaw,

The St. James’s Homeopathic Dispensary opened in 1842 at 8 King Street

Patron: Queen Dowager Adelaide,

Physicians: Hugh Cameron, Frederick Hervey Foster Quin, Samuel Thomas Partridge,

The St. John’s Wood Homeopathic Dispensary Medical Officer in 1849 Charles Thomas Pearce (thanks to David Charles Manners 14.12.11),

St, Mary’s Homeopathic Dispensary, 80, High Steet, Hastings,

The St. Lawrence Homeopathic Convalescent Home for Children Slough

The Stoke Newington and Stamford Hill Homeopathic Dispensary,

Physician: John Tricker Conquest,

The Streatham Homeopathic Dispensary

The Sunderland Homeopathic Dispensary 60 Faucett Street, Instituted 1849

Physicians: Henry Elliott, James Joseph Gray, Thomas Hahnemann Hayle, *Robert Stark Tate,

The Sussex Country Homeopathic Dispensary

‘Thelibararian (Brighton) rooted around in her card file, and found a record book for the Sussex Country Homeopathic  Dispensary, covering dates 1910 – 1927, containing 133 hardwritten pages.  I scanned some of it; the Dispensary was at 29 Richmond Place in 1913.  Chairman was always a W A Hounsom.  Last meeting, at 4 Pavilion Buildings, seemed to be winding up the organisation.  28-29 Richmond Place had been sold for £2314.15.2, (or perhaps that sum less liabilities) sent to treasurer of the London Homeopathic Hospital. The record book is in libraries’ rare book section, so if you wanted to know more you’d probably have to come look at it in situ’ (from Alan Campbell (private researcher in Brighton 2.12.10)

The Taunton Homeopathic Dispensary, North Street, Taunton – James Gibbs Blake,

The Torquay Homeopathic Dispensary

PhysiciansAlfred Midgley Cash, William Austin Gillow, Charles Hills MacKintosh,

Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Southborough Public Homeopathic Dispensary, Physician Charles Thomas Pearce (with thanks to David Charles Manners 14.12.11),

The Lower Tottenham Infirmary for Woman and Children, linked to the Girl’s Industrial Orphan’s Home for 120 orphan children, and to the Evangelical Protestant Deaconesses’ Institution for the training of Nurses,

Trustees: E Ellis, R N Fowler, Joseph Howard, Theodore Howard,

Treasurer: W Booker,

Physicians: Joseph Kidd, Edward Phillips, *Michael Maximilian Augustus Henry Laseron,

Surgeon: *Joseph Kenny,

The Tunbridge Wells Homeopathic Hospital

The Westbourne Homeopathic Dispensary 2 Hereford Road, Bayswater – Alfred Markwick,

The West End Free Dispensary – Jones, Gurthrie, William Henry Mayne,

The West London Homeopathic Dispensary, 2 London Street Fitzroy, established 1841, and at 67 Newman Street, Oxford Street, established 1848. Founded to treat the poor and to enable medical men and students the opportunity to observe homeopathic method and treatment. 2200 patients were treated between 1841 – 1848, and 2006 patients were treated beteeen 1848 – 1849.

Honorary Secretary: W T T Elliott,

Physicians: Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Thomas Engall,

Chemist: William Headland,

Collector: Watkins,

The Westminster and Lambeth Homeopathic institute and Dispensary – Founder: John Epps, Edward Hamilton, Joseph Laurie, William Henry Mayne,

The Weston Super Mare Homeopathic Dispensary, Gas Street, instituted 1852 – Physician George Blair Cochran,

The Wigan Homeopathic Dispensary, Wallgate – Patron John Trotter Lindsay 10th Earl of Lindsay, Treaurer Rev F F Fergie, Medical Officer John Mason Galloway,

The Winchester Homeopathic Dispensary

The Windsor Homeopathic Dispensary at 20 Rupel Street, – Physician James Peddie Harper,

The Wismar Homeopathic Dispensary

The Wolverhampton and Stafford Homeopathic Dispensary 8 Darlington Street, Wolverhampton and 27 Tipping Street Stafford (branches at Dudley, Wellington and Walsall) –  Edward Thomas Blake, James Gibbs Blake, Frederick Flint, Joseph Lawrence, Edward Wynne Thomas,

The Worcester Homeopathic Dispensary, Angel Place, Instituted, March, 1851. Richard Tuthill Massy,

The York Homeopathic DispensaryGeorge Dunn, John H Nankivell, Alfred Crosby Pope, Charles Ransford,

Of interest:

*William Bradshaw MRCS England 1840, LSA London 1840, MD Aberdeen 1854, MBHS, was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become Physician for the Nottinghamshire Homeopathic Dispensary, Vice President of the Midland Homeopathic Medical Society, Member of the Northern Homeopathic Medical Association, Member of the British Homeopathic Society, Bradshaw also practiced in  Pepper Street, Nottingham, Holmrook in Cumbria, and in Worthing, and he submitted cases and articles to various homeopathic journals,

*Hugh Hastings ?1820 – ?1890,LSA London 1847, MRCS England 1845, MD Jenna 1854,was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, Physician at the Brixton Homeopathic Dispensary, Hastings practiced at Liverpool Lodge, Brixton Hill, London SW In 1878, Charles Thomas Pearce founded the Hydropathic Establishment & Sanatorium at Durleston Park, on the cliffs above Swanage, Dorset, and on 30th July 1880, Hugh Hastings arrived with his family for a few weeks holiday. Hugh Hastings was described in The Isle of Purbeck Advertiser, which printed the names of all the new arrivals, thus: ‘… Dr. Hugh Hastings MD, MRCS, LSASM, formerly surgeon at the Homeopathic Dispensary in Essex Place, Cheltenham, Mrs [Dina] Hasting, Miss [Mabel] and Master [Charles] Hastings...’ The Isle of Purbeck Advertiser recorded them as still in residence on 12th August 1880.  (David Charles Manners (3rd great grandson of Charles Thomas Pearce), Noodles & Knaves: Dr. Charles Thomas Pearce (1815-1883) ‘Martyr of Homeopathy’, (unpublished, 2012)). Hugh Hastings wrote A Retrospect of Allopathy and Homoepathy For the Last Thirty Years, with Cases in 1879Consumption, its prevention and cureA Dialogue on the Theory and Practice of Homeopathy and AllopathyScarlatina and Diphtheria, their treatment and preventionHomeopathy Tested and Weighed in the Balance.

*Huggins and Co were the chemist at the Glasgow Homeopathic Dispensary, R B Huggins practiced in Edinburgh, and W H Huggins practiced in Glasgow,

*Joseph Kenny ?1813 – ?1880, AB, MB Dublin 1840, LSA England 1842, MRCS England 1859, was an Irish orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, to become Surgeon to the Lower Tottenham Infirmary for Women and Children, Kenny was born in Cork and practiced at 8 High Street, Stoke Newington, Kenny’s Obituary is in the British Homeopathic Review, Volume 14 in 1870,

*Michael Maximilian Augustus Henry Laseron 1819 – ?1888, MMAH, MD Jenna 1850, was a German Jew orthodox physician, previously a missionary in Mauritius for the British Society’s Jewish Mission College, who converted to homeopathy to become the Physician at the Lower Tottenham Infirmary for Women and Children, Laseron was the physician of Emily Gosse, the mother of Edmund William Gosse, When Malcolm Ronald Laing Meason 1824 – wrongly accused Laseron of fraud, Charles Dickens wrote to Malcolm Ronald Laing Meason to object, and Laseron obtained a written apology, prefaced by a paragraph by Charles Dickens, Laseron also practiced at Navarino Terrace, North Dalston, and Northampton Square, Goswell Road, London, Laseron was in Konigsberg, where his father was a Rabbi,

*James Edward Liddiard ?1863 – ?1923, FRGS, was a British orthodox physician, Member of the Royal Geographical Society, Member of the London Missionary Society, Member of the Royal Commonwealth Society, Member of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, who converted to homeopathy to become Physician at the London Homeopathic Hospital, Physician at the Folkestone Homeopathic Dispensary, Liddiard lived at Rosemont, North Finchley North, and at Rodborough Grange, Westcliffe Road, Bournemouth West,

*Eugene O’Neill ?1835 – ?1900 MRCS England 1852, MD Erlangen 1856, Gold Medalist Cork School of Medicine, was an Irish orthodox physician, Surgeon to the 93rd Highlanders, who converted to homeopathy to become a Physician at the Birkenhead Homeopathic Dispensary, Physician at the Liverpool Homeopathic Dispensary, O’Neill also practiced at Melville Place, Grange Lane, Birkenhead,

*Robert Stark Tate 1818 – 1880 LSA London 1841, MRCS England 1846,was a British orthodox physician, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons England, who converted to homeopathy to become Surgeon to the Sunderland Homeopathic Dispensary, Surgeon at the London Homeopathic Hospital, Member of the British Homeopathic Society. Robert Stark Tate practiced at 1 Bennett Place, Blackheath, and at 20, St. John’s Street, Sunderland,

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  1. John Urell,Homoeopathic ChemistBlackheath.
    What was the span of his working life?When did he get
    his Royal Warrent?
    Yours Faithfully
    K.H.Helberg

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