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MMC/2 - Manchester Medical Collection: Biographical Files H-Q

Anthony Henry Levy, b 1931. (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LevyAH
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

MB ChB Manch 1956.

Levy was born in Manchester on 27 September 1931. He was educated at Newcastle Royal Grammar School and Manchester Grammar School, before entering Manchester Medical School. After qualifying, Levy held junior appointments at Manchester Victoria Jewish Memorial Hospital and Crumpsall Hospital Manchester before being appointed registrar in anaesthetics at MRI. Levy later settled in general practice in Manchester. He was a member of MMS. He was the son of Hyman Levy (see below).


File ( 1959, 1970)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LevyAH/1
Physical Description 2 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1 Application form (registrar, MRI), 2 April 1959.
  • /2 MD entry 1970.


Hyman Max Levy, b 1900. (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LevyH
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

MB ChB Manch 1923.

Levy received his medical education at the University of Manchester before settling in general practice in Cheetham Hill, Manchester.


File ( 1927, 1965)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LevyH/1
Physical Description 1 piece

Scope and Content

  • /1 MD entry 1927.
  • /2 MMS Biographical form 1965.


Norman Levy, 1914-1991. (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LevyN
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

Levy, the son of a general practitioner, was born in Manchester on 1 December 1914 and was educated at Manchester Grammar School and the University of Manchester, gaining his medical qualifications in 1938. He served in the RAMC and studied psychiatry, but returned to Manchester when his father became ill to take over his practice. Levy died on 4 October 1991.


File ( 1992)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LevyN/1
Physical Description 1 piece

Scope and Content

  • /1 Obituary Lancet, 11 January 1992.


Solomon Levy (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LevyS
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

MB BCh BAO Ireland 1908.

Levy trained in Dublin and held junior positions there before settling in general practice in Manchester.


File ( 1927)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LevyS/1
Physical Description 1 piece

Scope and Content

  • /1 MD entry 1927.


Hilde Lewinsky, 1907-1956. (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewinskyH
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

MSc Manch 1941

Lewinsky was born in Berlin in 1907. She left Germany in the early years of Hitler's rule, going first to Paris then to Manchester, where in 1934 she married Dr Werner Lewinsky (d 1952). The marriage was dissolved in 1939. After graduating in psychology at the University of Manchester, Lewinsky became a member of the British Psycho-analytic Society. She was a well respected therapist and practised in Manchester from 1941 to 1951. While in Manchester, Lewinsky did much work for child guidance clinics in the North West. She left Manchester in 1951 to open a practice in New York. She published many papers and was at the height of her career when she died in January 1956.


File ( 1956)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewinskyH/1
Physical Description 2 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1 Obituary, Manchester Guardian, 23 January 1956.
  • /2 Obituary, Manchester Evening News, 23 January 1956.


Lewis (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Lewis
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

Lewis was surgeons dresser at MRI in 1850. His first name is not known and it is not clear if he corresponds to any of the other Manchester doctors.


File ( n.d.)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Lewis/1
Physical Description 1 piece

Scope and Content

  • /1 Holograph note, MRI minutes.


Charles Lewis, d 1897. (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisC
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

MRCS 1867; LSA 1868.

Lewis held junior appointments at Northampton General Infirmary, Royal Portsmouth Hospital and Gloucester County Asylum. He was physicians assistant at MRI from 1871 to 1872. Lewis was later surgeon to St Andrew's Convalescent Hospital. He died in 1897.


File ( 1872, n.d.)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisC/1
Physical Description 5 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1 Carte de visite, 1872. Annotated on dorse by EBL with date of death.
  • /2 Holograph note, ref. Lediard's reminiscences in Manchester University Medical Students Gazette.
  • /3-5 Holograph notes, MRI minutes.


David Lewis, d 1816. (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisD
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

Lewis, the son of Richard Lewis of Pembrokeshire, was a pupil at Manchester Grammar School. He was intended for the medical profession, but after the death of his elder brother, he succeeded in the Henllan Estate and lived there until his death in 1816.


File ( n.d.)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisD/1
Physical Description 1 piece

Scope and Content

  • /1 Holograph note, Manchester School register.


F. Lewis (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisF
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

F.K. Lewis applied for the position of physicians clerk at MRI in 1830. He probably corresponds to the entry in the 1845 medical directory, Francis Rudd Lewis, LSA 1828, practicing in Manchester.


File ( n.d.)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisF/1
Physical Description 1 piece

Scope and Content

  • /1 Holograph note, MRI minutes.


Helen Margaret Lewis, née Goodman, b 1948. (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisH
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

Helen, the son of Aaron Isaac Goodman (see MMC/2/GoodmanA), gained her medical education at the University of London, qualifying in 1971. She was registrar in paediatrics at Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, and senior registrar at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital before being appointed consultant paediatrician at Trafford General Hospital in 1983, when she also became honorary consultant to the Manchester Children's Hospital.


File ( 1983-2000 )

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisH/1
Physical Description 3 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1-2 MMS biographical forms, 1983, 1992.
  • /3 MD entry 2000.


Llelewan William Lewis (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisL
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

Alternatively known as Lewis Williams Lewis, was a surgeon practicing in Manchester in the late 1850s when three of his children were married.


File ( n.d.)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisL/1
Physical Description 2 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1-2 Holograph notes, marriage register entries.


Michael John Lewis, b 1944. (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisM
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

MB ChB Manch 1967; MRCP Eng 1970; MRCPath 1975, FRCPath 1987.

Lewis was born in Birmingham on 30 July 1944. After studying medicine at the University of Manchester, Lewis held junior appointments at Withington Hospital Manchester, Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport. He was senior registrar in haematology at the Children's Hospital Birmingham, General Hospital Birmingham and University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. Lewis was later appointed consultant haematologist to North Manchester General Hospital.


File ( 1969, 2000)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisM/1
Physical Description 2 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1 Application form (house officer, MRI), 29 July 1969.
  • /2 MD entry 2000.


Philip Stuart Lewis (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisP
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

BSc Lond 1968, MB BS 1971; MRCP UK 1974.

Lewis trained at St Thomas's Hospital and was house physician there. He was house surgeon and senior registrar at St Mary's Hospital London and was lecturer in medicine at the Central Middlesex Hospital London. Lewis later came to Stockport where he was consultant physician in cardiology at Stepping Hill Hospital and at Alexandra Hospital, Cheadle.


File (2000)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisP/1
Physical Description 1 piece

Scope and Content

  • /1 MD entry 2000.


William Lewis (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisW
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

LSA 1823

Lewis was surgeon to the parish of Wolverhampton before settling in general practice in the Manchester area in the mid-nineteenth century. He had consulting rooms in George Street, Manchester, and in Alderley Edge. Lewis was a member of the Royal Chirurgical Society.


File ( 1847, n.d.)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LewisW/1
Physical Description 2 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1 MD entry 1847, annotated by EBL with MD entry for 1856.
  • /2 Holograph note, from Swindell's Manchester Streets and Manchester Men .


Norman Arthur Lewtas, b 1917. (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Lewtas
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

MB ChB Manch 1941; MRCP Lond 1949; FFR 1958; DMRD Eng 1951.

Lewtas was born in Manchester on 10 November 1917 and was educated at Manchester Grammar School and the University of Manchester. After qualifying, Lewtas was orthopaedic house surgeon at MRI and served as a captain in the RAMC. He was medical registrar at Stockport Infirmary and Salford Royal Hospital before being appointed radiological registrar at Ancoats Hospital Manchester in 1951 and in 1952, at MRI. Lewtas later became radiologist to United Sheffield Hospitals. He was married to Dorothy Hey (the daughter of Wilson Hey, see MMC/2/HeyW) who qualified in medicine at the University of Manchester in 1942 and was house surgeon at Crumpsall Hospital Manchester.


File ( 1942-1970 )

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Lewtas/1
Physical Description 3 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1 Notice of engagement, 1942.
  • /2 Application form (radiological registrar MRI), 7 December 1953, with copy letter of appointment.
  • /3 MD entry 1970.


William Ley (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Ley
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

Ley applied for the position of house apothecary at MRI in 1844.


File ( n.d.)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/LeyW/1
Physical Description 2 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1-2 Holograph note, MRI minutes.


January Theodor Leyberg, b 1913. (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Leyberg
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

Leyberg was born in Poland in 1913, the son of a dermatologist. He qualified in Warsaw in 1936, and then studied for his MD at the Polish School of Medicine in Edinburgh. Leyberg was lecturer in psychiatry at the Polish School until 1946. He came to Bolton in 1951 as consultant psychiatrist.


File ( 1965, 1970)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Leyberg/1
Physical Description 2 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1 MMS biographical form, 1965.
  • /2 MD entry 1970.


Joseph Elias Lezama (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Lezama
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

LRCP LRCS Edin, LRFPS Glas 1915; DPH Manch 1918.

Lezama studied medicine in Edinburgh and held junior appointments at Salford Royal Hospital before settling in general practice in Gorton, Manchester.


(1927 )

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Lezama/1
Physical Description 1 piece

Scope and Content

  • /1 MD entry 1927.


Julius Libman (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Libman
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

MB ChB Liv 1929, MD 1931; MRCS LRCP 1929, MRCP 1932.

Libman trained in medicine at Liverpoool where he was awarded a number of prizes and medals. He held junior appointments at Liverpool Royal Infirmary and Liverpool University. He then came to Manchester where he had consulting rooms in St John Street and was assistant physician to Manchester Victoria Memorial Jewish Hospital. He was a member of MMS. In 1941, Libman, living in Broughton, was fined for a breach of lighting regulations during the black-out.

Related materials

See also MMC/1/Libman.



File ( 1941, 1950)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Libman/1
Physical Description 2 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1 Cutting, 'A doctor's lighting offence', not sourced, ? Manchester Guardian, May 1941.
  • /2 MD entry 1950.


Brian Abraham Lieberman (undated)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Lieberman
Physical Description 1 file

Biographical History

MB BCh Witwatersrand 1965; FRCOG 1984.

Lieberman was consultant in gynaecology and obstetrics at St Mary's Hospital Manchester and was coordinator of the regional in-vitro fertilisation project based at the Hospital.

Related materials

See also MMC/1/Lieberman.



File (2000)

Reference GB 133 MMC/2/Lieberman/1
Physical Description 1 piece

Scope and Content

  • /1 MD entry 2000.