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William Percy Purdom 1881 - 1918

July 05, 2009

William Percy Purdom 1881 - 1918 MB, BS London, MRCS England, LRCP London 1906, was a British orthodox physician, at Guy’s Hospital in 1909, who converted to homeopathy to become Physician for Diseases of Children, and Consultant Anaesthetist at the London Homeopathic Hospital,

In 1908, William Percy Purdom was a student of James Tyler Kent, and he was a colleague of Douglas Morris Borland, Dorothy Shepherd, Margaret Lucy Tyler, John Weir, Harold Fergie Woods,

William Percy Purdom also practiced at Brighton Road, Sutton.

William Percy Purdom submitted cases and articles to various homeopathic publications, and he wrote Diseases of children published in the British Homeopathic Journal 1913; 4: 3. 13, and in the Homeopathic World 1921.

Of interest:

E Purdom MD was also a homeopath in Croydon 1905.

Harold Neish Purdom LDS, a Dentist at Guy’s Hospital in 1910, was also a homeopath, who practiced in Clevedon in 1911.

Thomas Eadie Purdom, father of William Percy Purdom, MD Edinburgh 1878, CM Edinburgh, LRCP, LRCS Edinburgh, was the Senior Physician at the Croydon Homeopathic Dispensary at Ellerslie, 25 Park Hill Road, and 40 George Street, Croydon, Surrey in 1925.

Thomas Eadie Purdom was also a Physician at the at the London Homeopathic Hospital, and a sponsor of the Anglo French Hospital at Neuilly sur Seine.

Thomas Eadie Purdom was a member of the British Homeopathic Society in 1887, and was a fellow student at Edinburgh with Alfred Midgley Cash, .

Thomas Eadie Purdom submitted cases and articles to various homeopathic publications,