Richard Hughes, M.R.C.S.Lon L.R.C.R.Edin (1836 - 1902) MP

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Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Dublin, Ireland
Occupation: General Practitioner of Medicine M.R.C.S.Lon L.R.C.R.Edin
Managed by: June Barnes (Buchanan)
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About Richard Hughes, M.R.C.S.Lon L.R.C.R.Edin

Richard Hughes 1836 – 1902 was an orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become a Physician at the Brighton Homeopathic Dispensary, Editor of the British Journal of Homeopathy and Permanent Secretary of the Organization of the International Congress of Homoeopathy Physicians.

Richard Hughes was the ‘Grand Old Man’ of British homeopathy. The Faculty of Homeopathy still conducts annual Richard Hughes Memorial Lectures.

It seems that he was christened twice -

Firstly

"England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

  • Name: Richard Hughes
  • Gender: Male
  • Christening Date: 17 Sep 1836
  • Christening Place: COLLEGE STREET CATHOLIC APOSTOLIC AND IRVINGITE,CHELSEA,LONDON,ENGLAND
  • Birth Date: 20 Aug 1836
  • Father's Name: Philip Hughes
  • Mother's Name: Emily Hurley
  • Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C09661-1
  • System Origin: England-ODM
  • GS Film number: 0597085 (RG4 4143), 0597085 (RG4 4294)

Citing this Record "England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NPZV-64H : accessed 27 Apr 2013), Richard Hughes, 20 Aug 1836.

AND

"England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

  • Name: Richard Hughes
  • Gender: Male
  • Christening Date: 23 Nov 1838
  • Christening Place: Chelsea, Middlesex, England
  • Birth Date: 20 Aug 1836
  • Father's Name: Philip Hughes
  • Mother's Name: Emily Hughes
  • Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C06705-4
  • System Origin: England-EASy
  • GS Film number: 2214587
  • Reference ID: 284

Citing this Record

"England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J3CD-DLB

Marriages Mar 1858

  • AMESBURY Sarah Emily Steyning 2b 278
  • Hughes Richard Steyning 2b 278

"England, Marriages, 1538–1973 "

  • Name: Richard Hughes
  • Spouse's Name: Sarah Emily Amesbury
  • Event Date: 25 Feb 1858
  • Event Place: Hove,Sussex,England
  • Father's Name: Philip Hughes
  • Spouse's Father's Name: Joseph Amesbury
  • Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01397-3
  • System Origin: England-ODM
  • GS Film number: 1067212

Citing this Record

"England, Marriages, 1538–1973 ," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NK46-LM4 : accessed 27 Apr 2013), Richard Hughes and Sarah Emily Amesbury, 25 Feb 1858.

"Then there is Dr Richard Hughes, of Brighton, whose only Irish connection was that he dropped down dead on a Dublin pavement in 1902 with the manuscript for the British Journal of Homeopathy proofs [he was editor] stuffed in his back pocket!"

http://www.homeoint.org/morrell/articles/cooper.htm

Resources

http://sueyounghistories.com/archives/2008/07/04/richard-hughes-and-homeopathy/

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Richard Hughes, M.R.C.S.Lon L.R.C.R.Edin's Timeline

1836
August 20, 1836
Middlesex, England
1838
November 23, 1838
Age 2
Middlesex, England
1858
February 25, 1858
Age 21
Sussex, England
1861
1861
Age 24
East Sussex, England
1862
March 14, 1862
Age 25
East Sussex, England
1865
1865
Age 28
East Sussex, England
1873
1873
Age 36
East Sussex, England
1875
August 20, 1875
Age 39
East Sussex, England
1876
1876
Age 39
East Sussex, England
1879
1879
Age 42
East Sussex, England