Frederic Edward Manby
|Frederic Edward Manby, FRCS LRA JP|
|Born||Frederic Edward Manby
19 January 1845
East Rudham, Norfolk, England
|Died||1 July 1891
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
|Known for||Mayor of Wolverhampton|
Manby studied at Guy's Hospital before moving to practise in Wolverhampton, where he entered a partnership at 10 King Street before opening his own surgery at 11 King Street. He was appointed Surgeon to the Wolverhampton and Staffordshire General Hospital.
He was elected to the town council and worked on schemes for helping the poor. These included improvements in sanitation, implementation of the Artisans' and Labourers' Dwellings Improvement Act 1875 and the building of the Borough Isolation Hospital in 1884. He served as Mayor of Wolverhampton in 1888/89.
- Brigade Surgeon, Staffordshire Infantry Volunteer Brigade
- Surgeon Major, South Staffordshire Regiment and Army Medical Reserve
- Medical Officer of Health of the Cannock Rural District
Manby was born in East Rudham, Norfolk c. 19 January 1845, where both his father, Frederic Manby, and his grandfather had practised. He died in Guernsey on 1 July 1891 while convalescing from influenza. His younger brother, Alan Reeve Manby, was Surgeon-Apothecary In Ordinary to the Prince of Wales at Sandringham and later Physician Extraordinary.
Honours and awards
- "Manby, Frederic Edward (1845 - 1891)". Royal College of Surgeons. Retrieved 2 November 2012.
|Mayor of Wolverhampton
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