Charles White FRS MRCS
(1728-1813)

Died aged c. 85

Charles White FRS (4 October 1728 – 20 February 1813) was an English physician and a co-founder of the Manchester Royal Infirmary along with local industrialist Joseph Bancroft as well as the St Mary's Hospital for Lying in Women in 1790. White was an innovative surgeon who made significant contributions in the field of orthopaedics, surgery and obstetrics. He was a founding member of the Portico Library and of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, where he was also Vice President for 23 years.

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Charles White born 4th October 1728, died 20th February 1813. Near to this site stood the house of Charles White, MRCS, FRS, one of the founders and the first surgeon to the Manchester Royal Infirmary (est. 27th July 1752). He later founded what is now Saint Mary's Hospital, Manchester (est. 5th May 1790).

corner of King Street and Cheapside, Manchester, United Kingdom where they lived near