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James Rowland Russell

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 11 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2465
  1. Rob Russell, Peter Mills

Educated at Radley, James Rowland Russell (“Jim”) studied medicine at Clare College, Cambridge. A committed Christian throughout his life, he set up a support group for disabled children in Cambridge and spent time working in a leper colony in Africa before qualifying from the Middlesex Hospital Medical School. It was soon after, as a house surgeon to Sir Thomas Holmes Sellors at the Middlesex, that he met his wife, Glenys, a Middlesex nurse. The couple shared 49 years together and were planning their golden wedding anniversary on …

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