Sue Young Histories

Francis Henry Bodman (1844-1933)

May 09, 2009

Francis Henry Bodman (1844-1933) MD Aberdeen, MRCS England, was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become a Physician at the Bristol Homeopathic Hospital, a House Physician at the London Homeopathic Hospital, a member of the British Homeopathic Society and the British Homeopathic Association, and President of the Faculty of Homeopathy,

Francis Henry Bodman was a Physician at the London Homeopathic Hospital alongside Edward Bach, David Dyce Brown, George Henry Burford, H A Clifton Harris, John Moorhead Byres Moir, James Compton Burnett, John Henry Clarke, Arthur Crowden Clifton, Robert Thomas Cooper, William Vallancy Drury, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Washington Epps, Robert Douglas Hale, Richard Hughes, Edwin Awdas Neatby, and Charles Edwin Wheeler and many others, including R W Barrow, Thomas Dickinson Nicholson, and S Morgan in Bristol.

Francis Henry Bodman practiced in Devises, and in Bristol, at 3 Chantry Road, Clifdon, Bristol.

Francis Henry Bodman wrote An introduction to the principles and practice of homeopathy with Charles Edwin Wheeler and James Douglas Kenyon, Insights into Homeopathy,

Of interest:

Elizabeth Bodman, Jane Bodman (?-?) and Mildred Bodman (?-?) were secretaries at the Bristol Homeopathic Hospital.

Christopher Osmond Bodman (?1863-?1940MD, BS Dunelm, MRCS England, was a homeopath in Bristol in 1908. Christopher Osmond Bodman was sent to Paris for Post Graduate study of the diseases of women and children as a recipient of the Ladies’ Scholarship in 1911 (in 1906, Christopher Osmond Bodman was appointed the travelling scholar of the British Homeopathic Association). Christopher Osmond Bodman was the homeopathic practitioner of Walter Melville Wills who funded the Bristol Homeopathic Hospital, and he became the Senior Surgeon at the Bristol Homeopathic Hospital until his retirement in 1928. Christopher Osmond Bodman was a member of the British Homeopathic Society and of the British Homeopathic Association, and he attended the Eighth Quinquennial Homeopathic International Congress Held at London, England, July 17 to 22, 1911. Christopher Osmond Bodman practiced at 17 Upper Belgrave Road, Clifdon, Bristol. Christopher Osmond Bodman submitted cases and articles to various homeopathic publications.

Frank P Bodman (?-?) was an Anesthetist at the Bristol Homeopathic Hospital.

John Hervey Bodman (1874-1943) [son of Francis Henry Bodman, father of Francis Hervey Bodman (1900-1980)]MD BS London was a Physician at the Bristol Homeopathic Hospital in 1908, where he arranged funds for The Anglo French American Hospital: An Account of the Work Carried on Under Homeopathic Auspices During 1915-1916, at the Hôpital Militaire Auxiliaire, No. 307, Neuilly sur Seine, in Conjunction with the French Red Cross Society. John Hervey Bodman was a member of the British Homeopathic Society and of the British Homeopathic Association. John Hervey Bodman attended the Eighth Quinquennial Homeopathic International Congress Held at London, England, July 17 to 22, 1911. John Hervey Bodman took over Dr. Barrow’s practice and he practiced at 9 White Ladies Road, Clifdon, Bristol.