Williams, William Rhys


M.D. 24.12.1862 by examination.


Born 1837 son of a doctor, who was visiting physician to a large County Asylum. (Possibly baptised 23.8.1837 son of Thomas Williams, Nottingham and Elizabeth [ ].)


Studied St Thomas’s hospital.

M.R.C.S.Eng. 1858 when he was from Nottingham. L.K.Q.C.P.I. 1865. M.R.C.P.E. 1866.

Assistant physician Derby County Asylum then at Asylums for the Counties of Bedford, Herts. [Hertfordshire] and Huntingdon. Assistant physician Bethlem hospital, London 1863. Senior physician 1866. Member of Lunacy Commission 1878-1889 (retired). [Doctor]


Died 28.11.1893 aged 56.


  • Med. Dir.
  • Lancet 1893 ii 1481
  • F. Boase, Modern English Biography...1851-1900. 6v. (Truro, 1892-1921)
  • RCPE petition