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Willans, Sir Frederic Jeune (1884-1949)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GP/34
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Willans, Sir Frederic Jeune (1884-1949)
Date(s): 1914-1948
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 19 volumes
Name of creator(s): Willans | Sir | Frederic Jeune | 1884-1949 | general practitioner
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir Frederic Jeune Willans KCVO, MRCS, LRCP (1884-1949) was a general practitioner in Sandringham, Norfolk. After university at Durham he studied medicine at Newcastle and London Hospitals gaining MRCS and LRCP in 1910. He served in France during the First World War. From 1924 until 1945 he was Surgeon-Apothecary to HM Household at Sandringham. He was knighted in 1933. During this time he was the first signatory to the bulletins announcing the illness of King George V and his death on 21 January 1936. He was also Surgeon-Apothecary to Queen Alexandra and was in attendance at the time of her death on 20 November 1925. He died in 1949.


Scope and content/abstract:

19 practice day books of Sir Frederic Jeune Willans, 1918-1948.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

In two series, of 16 and of 3, each in chronological order.

Conditions governing access:

Closed. The papers contain personal medical information and are closed for Data Protection Act reasons. Each volume is closed for 100 years from the date of the last entry.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Online Archives and Manuscripts database.

Archival Information

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

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:
Jul 2008

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