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Wakley, Thomas Henrylocked

  • Stephen Lock


Wakley, Thomas Henry (1821–1907), journal editor and surgeon, eldest of the three sons of Thomas Wakley (1795–1862) and his wife, Elizabeth, née Goodchild (d. 1857), was born in London on 21 March 1821. He never used his second Christian name, partly, it is said, out of reverence for his father, who was proprietor of the medical journal ...

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British Medical Journal
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)