Hugh Owen Thomas
(1834-1891)

Died aged c. 57

Hugh Owen Thomas (23 August 1834 – 1891) was a Welsh surgeon. He is considered the father of orthopaedic surgery in Britain.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

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This plaque was erected in 1952 by the Australian Orthopaedic Association to commemorate the site of 11 Nelson Street where Hugh Owen Thomas 1834-1891 Robert Jones 1857-1933 Thomas Porter McMurray 1887-1949 practised orthopaedic surgery "Their work is immortal"

Nelson Street corner of Upper Frederick Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom where they practised orthopaedic surgery