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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

James Smith Ayerst

1824/5–84

Physician. Assistant surgeon, Royal Navy, 1847–55. Physician, Great Malvern, Worcestershire, 1856–7. Ran a hydropathic establishment at Old Well House, Malvern Wells, 1857–68, initially in conjunction with James Manby Gully. Practised homoeopathy and hygienics. Physician, Torquay, Devon, 1868–84.

Sources

Medical directory 1856–85

Metcalfe 1906, p. 94

Navy list 1847–55.