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William W Scholefield 1825 - 1894

July 14, 2009

William W Scholefield 1825? - 1894? MRCS England 1848, was an orthodox physician, Assistant Surgeon at the Chorlton Union Workhouse, Manchester, who converted to homeopathy to become Surgeon at the Blackburn Homeopathic Dispensary, the Bolton Homeopathic Dispensary, the Wigan Homeopathic Dispensary, and a member of The Northern Homeopathic Medical Association.

Scholefield was a colleague of George Atkin, George Edward Allshorn, Booth, John Le Gay Brereton 1827 – 1886 (who eventually emigrated to Australia where he opened the first Turkish bath in Australia), Hugh Cameron, Samuel Cockburn, William Simpson Craig, William Hempson DenhamGeorge Dunn, John James Drysdale, Grey, Spencer Timothy Hall, Thomas Hahnemann Hayle, George James Hilbers, George Calvert Holland, Irvine, Joseph Laurie, Adam Lyschinski, MacDowal, George MacLeod, John Murray Moore, Charles Thomas Pearce, Phillips, Alfred Crosby Pope, John Hodgson Ramsbotham, Charles Ransford, John Rutherford Russell, William Sharp, John Stuart Sutherland, Charles Caulfield Tuckey, Walker, Wright, and many others.

Scholefield also practiced at 74 Fisher Gate, Preston, Lancashire, and at 149 St Georges Road, Bolton le Moore, Lancashire,

Scholefield submitted cases and articles to various homeopathic journals.