Monday, September 23, 2013

Gomes, Antonio Simplieio (1884)

updated August 20, 2013

MRCS, LM (Eng.) 1867; LRCP (Edin.) 1867; LMS (Glas.) 1867. Registered to practice Hong Kong May 3, 1884. Residence, address 1: Elgin Terrace 1884; address 2: Seymour Road 1887; address 3: Upper Mosque Terrace 1891; address 4: Lena Cottage 1892.

[Gomes was one of the first nine doctors who registered as medical practitioners in Hong Kong immediately following the enactment of the "Medical Registration Ordinance, 1884" that required all doctors to be licensed before they could treat patients for monetary reward. The nine were: William Stanley Adams, Philip Bernard Chenery Ayres, Johann Gerhard Heinrich Gerlach, Antonio Simplieio Gomes, William M. Hartigan, John H. Lockhead, Patrick Manson, James Stockwell, and Richard Young.]

Selected bibliography: The Hong Kong Government Gazette, May 3, 1884; May 7, 1887.


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