James Smith Ayerst

1824/5–84

Physician. Assistant surgeon in the 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, Richard 1906: 94 Navy list 1847–55

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