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date: 30 November 2021

Sheldon, Sir Wilfrid (Percy Henry)free

Sheldon, Sir Wilfrid (Percy Henry)free

KCVO 1959 (CVO 1954)

Born 23 Nov. 1901; s of John Joseph Sheldon, FLS; m 1927, Mabel Winifred Netherway; three d; died 9 Sept. 1983

Physician-Pædiatrician to the Queen, 1952–71; Consulting Pædiatrician, King’s College Hospital; Consulting Physician, Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street; Hon. Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine


King’s College, London; King’s College Hospital. MB, BS (Honours Anatomy and Medicine), 1921; MD London 1925. FRCP 1933; FAAP 1966; FRCOG 1972; MMSA 1972


Acute Rheumatism following Tonsillitis, 1931; Amyoplasia Congenita, 1932; Congenital Pancreatic Lipase Deficiency, 1964; Text Book of Diseases of Infancy and Childhood, 8th edn, 1962


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