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Cooper, Sir Astley Paston, 1768-1841 (1st Baronet and surgeon)



  • Existence: 1768 - 1841


Sir Astley Paston Cooper (1768-1841), surgeon, was born at Brooke Hall, near Norwich, on 23 August 1768. He was apprenticed to the surgeon Henry Cline, and studied in London, Edinburgh and Paris. He was anatomy demonstrator, 1789, and lecturer, 1791-1825, at St Thomas's Hospital, London, and lecturer on anatomy, 1793-1796, and comparative anatomy, 1813-1815, at the College of Surgeons. He became surgeon at Guy's Hospital, London, in 1800, and consulting surgeon in 1825. Cooper published surgical and anatomical treatises between 1800 and 1840. He was created baronet in 1821, and died at Conduit Street, London, on 12 February 1841.

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Sir Astley Cooper: Lectures

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8527
Scope and Contents

A contemporary transcript of Cooper's lectures on surgery.

Dates: 1800 (Circa)
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