Skinner, Thomas

Education

M.D. 24.10.1857 by examination.

Birth/childhood

Baptised 11.8.1825 son of John Robert Skinner, W.S. [Writer to the Signet], Edinburgh and Ann Black. [Lawyer]

Career

Studied Edinburgh University - medical student 1851-1853 and R.C.S. Edinburgh.

L.R.C.S.E. 1853.

Practised Lochmaben 1853-1857, Liverpool 1857-1875. Moved to London 1881 and lived at Beckenham. [Doctor]

Published medical papers. Invented a chloroform mask. Became a homeopath after his move to London. [Inventor]

Death

Died in London 11.9.1906.

Sources

  • Med. Dir.
  • Homeopathic World Nov. 1, 1906 498 - 521
  • Information from grandson on personal visit 30.3.1965