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Royal College of Surgeons of England

Appleby, Thomas (fl 1814-1815)


Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0225

Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England

Title: Appleby, Thomas (fl 1814-1815)

Date(s): 1814-1815

Level of description: Collection (fonds)

Extent: 1 volume

Name of creator(s): Appleby | Thomas | fl 1814-1815 | surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

Thomas Appleby was a surgeon at Castleton in the early 19th century. Further biographical information is currently unavailable.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Thomas Appleby, 1814-1815, comprising a volume of manuscript notes taken by Appleby at lectures by Sir Astley Cooper, titled Mr Astley Cooper's Surgical Lectures Continued 1814-1815, Vol II. Including a contents list for volumes 1 [not located at the College] and 2, and notes on Henry Cline's lectures on operations, and topics such as kidney disease.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

As outlined in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

By written appointment only.

Conditions governing reproduction:

No photocopying permitted.

Finding aids:

Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (1928) by Victor G Plarr.



Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by Alfred Skirrow Robinson of Oulton, Redcar, Yorkshire, in 1930.


Related material:

Papers of Sir Astley Cooper (MS0008); Lecture notes of Sir Astley Cooper's lectures taken by Thomas Egerton Bryant (MS0125), George Ramsey Rodd (MS0226), George Ray (MS0227), Richard Wilson Brown (MS0228), John Blackman (MS0230), and John Flint South (MS0232); Letters and testimonials to Alexander Henry Bartlett (MS0229); Draft paper by Cooper for publication (MS0231).

In the collections of the Hunterian Museum - see Museum catalogue reference RCSOM/G 128.51 for the tusk with embedded bullet donated by Alfred Skirrow Robinson of Oulton, Redcar, Yorkshire, at the same time as these lecture notes.


Archivist's note: Compiled by Anya Turner.

Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: Sep 2008

Kidney diseases | Diseases | Pathology
Lectures (teaching method) | Teaching methods
Medical education | Higher science education
Surgery | Medical sciences

Personal names
Appleby | Thomas | fl 1814-1815 | surgeon
Cline | Henry | 1750-1827 | surgeon
Cooper | Sir | Astley Paston | 1768-1841 | 1st Baronet | surgeon

Corporate names