Bond, Henry John Hayles (DNB00)

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BOND, HENRY JOHN HALES, M.D. (1801–1883), professor at Cambridge, was a younger son of the Rev. W. Bond, fellow of Caius College and rector of Wheatacre, Norfolk, in which village he was born in 1801. He was educated at the Norwich grammar school under Dr. Valpy. He studied medicine at Cambridge, London, Edinburgh, and Paris, graduated M.B. at Corpus Christi, Cambridge, 1825, M.D. 1831. Before the latter date he had settled in Cambridge, where he had a large practice. In 1851 he was appointed regius professor of physic in succession to Dr. Haviland. From 1858 to 1863 he was a member of the General Medical Council. He resigned his professorship in 1872, having practically retired from practice some time before. He published nothing but an excellent syllabus of his lectures, but his tenure of office was contemporary with a great rise in the reputation of the medical school at Cambridge. He was a man of great integrity and ability, but shy and retiring. He married a daughter of William Carpenter, esq., Toft Marks, Norfolk, niece of Sir E. Berry, bart., and left a large family. He and his father present a case of remarkable longevity, for the year of his death was the 117th from the year of his father’s university degree. He died 1 Sept. 1883.

[Lancet, 15 Sept. 1883 ; Medical Journal, same date; information from Dr. Bond's fami1y.]

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