Obituaries

Horace Townshend FlemingBetty HargreavesCyril (“Cecil”) Jeffrey LevyDiana Jennie Margaret ListerKate Wilkins

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7206.388 (Published 07 August 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:388

Horace Townshend Fleming

Consultant surgeon Enniskillen, 1937-72 (b 1907; q Dublin 1929; FRCS, FRCSI), d 12 June 1999. He first came to Enniskillen as county surgeon and later director of the Erne Hospital. At one time he was in sole charge of medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, and ear, nose and throat surgery, as well as x rays and dispensing. He converted rooms in the basement to form an outpatient department. He had many outside interests and was a member of the yacht club, golf club, and amateur dramatic society and was a keen fisherman and bridge player.

[Richard Fleming]

Betty Hargreaves


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Former consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Royal Albert Infirmary and Billinge Hospital, Wigan, 1953-85 (b 1920; q Liverpool 1943 (gold medal for surgery, George Adami prize, Kanthack medal; FRCOG), d 26 February 1999. Betty was a firm believer in hard work, graft, and grim determination in achieving her goals. She needed these qualities in abundance early in her career when many …

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