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James Briggs. Late 2019 as President of Rhos-on-Sea Rotary.


Biographical Information

             Name: James Charles Briggs
             Qualifications: MB BS, D Path, FRCPath (Professional CV)

             1966-1993. Consultant Histopathologist Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
             1984 -31 Dec 2007. Medical Referee, City of Bristol
             1969 - 2010. Member, Secretary, Chairman and Member of Executive Committee and also web Editor for  Bristol Civic Society  until January 2010
             1985 - 2012. Medical Advisor, then Trustee, and also web Editor for Skin Cancer Research Fund
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Some Personal Interests

Bristol Local history
Especially: Frenchay Hospital: The land associated with the University of Bristol Sports Complex: The land associated with part of Stoke Lane, Bristol BS9: The story of
Lt Col FW Bell VC: Some personally taken pictures of Concorde, 1986-2003. The history of Cossham Medical Society.
Origin of English Sayings & Idioms
My old School and Schoolmates. East Ham Grammar School for Boys
Pictures of some end of WW2 East End street parties
Kurt Tank's Focke-Wulf 190 evolution projects in WW2
The story of a tree on Brandon Hill, Bristol

Web custodian for the Skin Cancer Research Fund and, from 2000-2009, the Bristol Civic Society

Two personal stories of Pancreatic cancer

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Contact Information

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Copyright: All  text concerning "Origin of English Sayings & Idioms", "The History of the Land associated with the University Sports Field", "The Search for Lt Col FW Bell VC", "The History of Frenchay Hospital" & "The History of Cossham Hospital".

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