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Costello, William Birmingham (1800–1867), surgeon and asylum keeper, was born near Dublin and commenced his medical education there. He completed his studies in Paris, where he lived from 1820 to 1829, working under the eminent surgeons C. L. S. Heurteloup, G. Dupuytren, and ...


Hill, Robert Gardiner (1811–1878), surgeon specializing in the treatment of the insane, was born at Louth, Lincolnshire, on 26 February 1811, the son of Robert Hill, a tradesman, of Leamington Spa, and his wife, Mary. John Harwood Hill was an elder brother. After being apprenticed to a local surgeon about 1825, ...


Trotter, Wilfred Batten Lewis (1872–1939), surgeon and social psychologist, was born on 3 November 1872 at Coleford, Gloucestershire, the third son of Howard Birt Trotter (1838–1922), a merchant, and his wife, Frances (1840–1895), née Lewis. As a result of spinal tuberculosis, Trotter was educated mainly at home until his family moved to ...


Wilfred Batten Lewis Trotter (1872–1939) by Herbert Olivier, 1940 [replica] reproduced by kind permission of the President and Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of London