Thomas Goronwy (“T G”) EvansBMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39108.688646.FA (Published 01 February 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:265
- Sue Smith
Born on a farm in mid-Wales and the youngest of eight children, Thomas Goronwy Evans (“Goronowy”) left for London at the age of 16 to train at St Bartholomew's Hospital.
Arriving at Paddington, and speaking only a little English, with suitcase in hand he walked to his digs in Elephant and Castle. He enrolled at Barts giving his correct date of birth, and it wasn't until he'd completed the first term that the college realised he was too young to be accepted. He was only allowed to stay on when he pointed out that he had done well in his exams and it was the college's mistake and not his. …