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William COMPLIN Apothecary [14618]
(1729-Abt 1808)
Esther WAGG [14619]
Quarles HARRIS [21001]
Dorothea DAWSON [21002]
Edward COMPLIN Apothecary [14616]
Elizabeth HARRIS [14617]

Dr Edward Thomas COMPLIN [14280]


Family Links

1. Catherine YORK [14279]

Dr Edward Thomas COMPLIN [14280]

  • Born: 4 Mar 1799, Bishopsgate LND
  • Christened: 26 Mar 1799, St Botholph without Bishopsgate LND
  • Marriage (1): Catherine YORK [14279] on 31 Aug 1829 in St Martin Tipton STS
  • Died: 25 Dec 1892, Eastbourne SSX aged 93

bullet  General Notes:

Edward was a student of the Merchant Taylors School then apprenticed as a chemist to his father in 1815. Finishing his apprenticeship he continued his education in surgery at Guy's Hospital, St Thomas's Hospital London, then in Edinburgh.
In 1820 Edward was admitted to membership of the Royal College of Surgeons. He practiced medicine at 41 Bishopsgate Street Within, in partnership with his father and Miles Beale. Miles and Edward had apprenticed together and studied together at Guy's. Miles married Edwards younger sister Dorothea.
Later as his family were born he moved to 24 Charterhouse Square, where he lived and practised for the next 39 years. He was a prominent London doctor with a large well-to-do practice. He was also active in the Merchant Taylors Company.
Ref: G McAdam 2014

bullet  Research Notes:

Birth dates for Edward's children from baptismal records, nicknames come from son Edward John's Complin's diary of 1855.
Ref: G McAdam

Image courtesy of G McAdam 2014


bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 30 Mar 1851, St Sepulchre Saffron Hill MDX. Edward Thos is recorded as head of house married aged 52 a surgeon and general practitioner MRCS LAC born City of London.


Edward married Catherine YORK [14279] [MRIN: 4781], daughter of John YORK [14266] and Anne OLIVER [14267], on 31 Aug 1829 in St Martin Tipton STS. (Catherine YORK [14279] was born in 1803 in Stony Stratford BKM, christened on 23 Aug 1803 in Stony Stratford BKM, died in Nov 1853 in Charterhouse Sq LND MDX and was buried on 18 Nov 1853 in Norwood Cemetery LND.). The cause of her death was asthma.

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