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Profile for Bell, Frederick
Surname Bell Place of Practice Aldeburgh
Forenames Frederick Century 19th
Gender Male Degrees / Diplomas LSA, MRCS
Year of Birth Apprenticeship
Year of Death 1860 Further Prof Study
Status Surgeon    
LSA 1834; MRCS 1834.
1839 Earliest reference at Aldeburgh. (38)
Nov 1841 Assisted Mr Sewell to amputate through shoulder joint of patient at Garretts , Leiston.(4)
28 Jan. 1847 Amputated a lower limb with a scrofulous knee joint under anaesthesia. (4)
1851 Census - In practiice at Aldeburgh, unmarried, born Filing Norfolk, age 37. (12B)
Feb 1856 Attended patient who died from haemorrhage after being injured by stone throwing. (4)
Oct 1857 With Mr James attended man who collapsed and died. (4)
July 1860 After many years he 'overtaxed himself', became depressed with loss of appetite, went to Great Malvern for his health - started to improve but then committed suicide by cutting his throat. (4)
Died 14 July 1860. (4)

His sister Charlotte died at Aldeburgh 16 Oct. 1870. (4)


(4) Ipswich Journal or Weekly Mercury. Weekly local newspaper published from 1720-a few issues missing.
(12) Census, County of Suffolk 1841-1881, Suffolk Record Office. Microfilm.       
1841- A, 1851- B, 1861-C, 1871-D.
(38) Robson, Wm, Commercial directory of the six counties forming the Norfolk Circuit.1839.Suffolk, 1-102.

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