Philip Henry Pye-Smith
|Born||30 August 1839|
|Died||23 May 1914|
|Alma mater||University of London|
Philip Pye-Smith was born in 1839 at Billiter Square, London EC3, England, the son of Ebenezer and Mary Anne Pye-Smith. He was educated at Mill Hill School and University College London before pursuing a medical career at Guy's Hospital and University of London.
In 1894 he married Emily Gertrude Foulger (1860-1923), the daughter of Arthur Foulger and Martha Barclay, founder of Walthamstow Hall, an independent girls school.
Pye-Smith died in 1914 and was buried in the family tomb at Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington in north-east London. The tomb lies on the east side of the main southern path known as Dr Watt's Walk. His wife, Emily Gertrude Pye-Smith lies with him. The grave also commemorates the loss of their only child, Lieutenant Phillip Howson Guy Pye-Smith of The King's (Liverpool Regiment), who was killed during the Battle of Arras on 15 May 1917.
- Elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1870.
- Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1886.
- Representative to Senate of the University of London from 1902 to 1908, and was vice-chancellor from 1903 to 1905.
- Representative to the General Medical Council from 1899 to 1909.
- Presentation of Lumleian lectures "The Ætiology of Disease" in 1892.
- Presentation of Harveian Oration "Pathology as the Basis of Rational Medicine" in 1893.
- Publication: An Introduction to the study of diseases of the skin in 1893.
- Publication: Revised Principles and practice of medicine by Charles Hilton Fagge in 1888.
- Vice-chancellor of University of London
- President of the Pathological Society of London, 1907
In St. Mark, North Audley St, Westminster there are two-stained glass windows in the memory of Philip Henry Pye-Smith.
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