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Adrian Stokes 1821 - 1876

June 28, 2009

Adrian Stokes 1821? - 1876 MD Edinburgh 1844, Professor, was a British orthodox physician and President of the  Gloucester Medical Association, who converted to homeopathy to become Secretary of the British Homeopathic Society, Physician at the North of England Southport Children’s Sanatorium, Physician at the Liverpool Homeopathic Dispensary for the Poor,

Stokes came under great criticism from the Gloucester Medical Association when he converted to homeopathy, as he was their President, and he was forced to retire from that position by his allopathic colleagues. Stokes was also the nephew of the late President of the Gloucester Medical Association,

In 1857 John James Drysdale, Adrian Stokes and Roche, inaugurated The Homeopathic Medico Chirurgical Society of Liverpool.

Stokes was also a colleague of Andral, George Atkin, Juan Norberto Casanova, Henry Cresswell, Grossman, James P Gelston, Harvey, John William Hayward, John Murray Moore, John Rutherford Russell, Tonnerre, Wright,

Stokes believed that medicine must be placed on a much more scientific basis, and he was a prover of Naja Trupudiens and Hypericum.

Stokes practiced in Wickwar, Gloucestershire, 61 Hoghton Street, Southport, 10 South Bedford Street, Liverpool, and in Dublin.

Adrian Stokes’ Obituary is in the Transactions of the… Sessions of the American Institute of America. Stokes died in Exeter aged 70.

Stokes submitted cases and articles to various homeopathic publications, and he contributed to The New Repertory,


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