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The Society of British Neurological Surgeons was founded in 1926 and is one of the world's oldest national neurosurgical societies.  The first meeting was held at the Athenaeum Club in London in 1926.. To find out more please click on the link below, a PowerPoint presentation which was produced by the Society’s previous Archivist, Mr T T King.

powerpoint_icon.gif Origins of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons 1926-1939

 

The current SBNS Archivists are

Mr Philip van Hille
philipvanhille@btinternet.com 

Mr MP Powell
michael.powell@uclh.nhs.uk

 

Society of British Neurological Surgeons Past Presidents

1926 – 1927 Sir Charles Ballance

1927 – 1928 Mr Wilfred Trotter

1928 – 1930 Sir Percy Sargent

1930 – 1932 Mr Donald Armour

1932 – 1934 Mr Bathe Rawling

1934 – 1936 Mr Geoffrey Jefferson

1936 – 1938 Prof. A A McConnell

1939 – 1945 Prof. Norman Dott

1945 – 1948 Prof. Sir Hugh Cairns

1949 – 1950 Prof. Lambert Rogers

1950 – 1952 Mr Harvey Jackson

1952 – 1954 Mr A Dickson Wright

1954 – 1956 Prof. Sir Geoffrey Jefferson

1956 – 1958 Mr W R Henderson

1958 – 1960 Mr George Clark-Maxwell

1960 – 1962 Mr Douglas Northfield

1962 – 1964 Mr George Rowbotham

1964 – 1966 Mr G L Alexander

1966 – 1968 Sir Wylie McKissock

1968 – 1970 Mr J E A O’Connell

1970 – 1972 Mr Richard Johnson

1972 – 1974 Mr W Martin Nichols

1974 – 1976 Prof. Valentine Logue

1976 – 1978 Mr Jack Small

 

1978 – 1980 Mr Alistair Paterson

1980 – 1982 Prof. John Hankinson

1982 – 1984 Mr Peter Schurr

1984 – 1986 Mr Patrick Clarke

1986 – 1988 Mr D Gordon

1988 – 1990 Mr J Brice

1990 – 1992 Mr J Garfield

1992 – 1994 Mr J D Miller

1994 – 1996 Mr T A Hide

1996 – 1998 Mr J R Bartlett

1998 – 2000 Mr G Neil-Dwyer

2000 – 2002 Prof. G Teasdale

2002 – 2004 Mr D Hardy

2004 – 2006 Mr J Steers

2006 – 2008 Prof. J Pickard

2008 – 2010 Mr P van Hille

2010 – 2012 Miss A Moore

2012 - 2014 Mr Richard Nelson

2014 - 2016 Mr Richard Kerr

 
Last Updated: 23 February 2017

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Sir Victor Horsley

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Circa 1900

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OT 1935

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