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RENDLE, George (1843-1922)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 TH/PP49
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: RENDLE, George (1843-1922)
Date(s): 1857
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Rendle | George | 1843-1922 | surgeon and apothecary


Administrative/Biographical history:

George Rendle was born in 1843, the son of William Rendle, Surgeon. He was educated at the Merchant Taylors' School, entered Guy's Hospital in 1861, and qualified at Colleges and the Apothecaries' Hall in 1865. He was in medical practice with his father until 1869. He also worked for some time as a census clerk to the General Register Office. In 1883, he was appointed as Secretary to the Medical School at St Thomas's Hospital, a post which he held until 1905, when he became librarian at the Medical School. Rendle retired in 1916 and died in 1922.


Scope and content/abstract:

Indenture of George Rendle, son of William Rendle, Surgeon of Newington Causeway, Surrey, as apprentice to his father for seven years in the art of surgeon and apothecary, 1857.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

1 item

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive and Corporate Record Services.

Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Acquired by St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from St Thomas' Hospital Medical School Library in 2002

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, No 2 Vol 26, 1916, and Vol 29, 1922.

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:
Compiled by Alison Field, January 2004

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