The Bristol Medico Historical Society

The lectures presented at the society meetings are now being published in the West of England Medical Journal. See the latest edition! 


​15 October 2018 Create Centre

Ms Judith Franklin: The later years of Elizabeth Dunbar

Dr Paul Main: The Hotwells Spa

10 December 2018 Create Centre

Ms Lois Tutton: All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth - a history of dentures 

Prof Paul Goddard: The development of MRI scanning.  

Please note other meetings

Members of The Bristol Med Hist Society are automatically members of the British Society for the History of Medicine -  see  for details of meetings and their next  2019 National Congress  to be in Bristol on 11 - 14th September. 

Past Talks since 2003

13 July 2015
A list of the talks given since December 2003

Welcome to the

Bristol Medico Historical Society.

This organisation, set up in 1986 by Prof John Clamp and Mr Michael Wilson, is dedicated to the research and discussion of all aspects of medical history. The society has a particular interest with history related to Bristol and the West of England.

It is holding its meetings at the Create Centre for a trial period. 


Hon Secretary: Dr Peter Carpenter

Please contact through Med Chi Admin