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Darwin Correspondence Project

Henry Rayner


Physician. MD, Aberdeen, 1870. Resident assistant physician, Bethlehem Royal Hospital, 1870–2; superintendent, Male Department, Hanwell Lunatic Asylum, 1872. Out-patient physician and lecturer on mental diseases, St Thomas’s Hospital, 1878–1905. Secretary, Medico-Psychological Association, 1877; president, 1884. Co-editor, Journal of Mental Science, 1895–1911.


Matheson 1929

British Medical Journal, 20 February 1926, p. 351.


Matheson, R. M. 1929. Henry Rayner, 1842–1926: intimate recollections told to his grandchildren, by his daughter, together with a few of his letters and other writings. London: Printed for private circulation.