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EVANS , JOHN RHAIADORE ( 1790? - 1850? ); surgeon ;

b. in Glantanat Isaf , Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant , and educated at Oswestry Grammar School . He was tutored by Hugh Roberts , a surgeon at Llanfyllin and then became Sir Benjamin Brodie 's pupil. He became the chief medical officer of Bangor Hospital and subsequently a lecturer in surgery and one of the medical officers of the Middlesex Hospital and the Royal Metropolitan Infirmary . He was the author of a number of medical papers , e.g. On the Remedial Evils attending the Life of the People ; On Irritation of the Spinal Nerves ; The remediable Influence of Oxygen on Vital Air.

Sources:

  • R. Williams , Montgomeryshire Worthies , second ed., 1894

Author:

Elwyn Evans, M.A., Aberystwyth

Published date: 2001