Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Stockwell, James (1879)

updated August 27, 2013

LRCP, LRCS (Edin.) November 3, 1866. Private practitioner. Hong Kong Government, Acting Health Officer of the Port (vice William Stanley Adams, absence on leave) June 3, 1879; Acting Superintendent, Government Civil Hospital (vice Charles John Wharry, absence on leave) March 11, 1882. Registered to practice Hong Kong May 3, 1884. Residence: #4 Lower Mosque Terrace 1884.

[Stockwell 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, June 4, 1879, Notice #135; March 11, 1882, Notice #99. May 3, 1884, Notice.


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