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MURDOCK, William [Dublin].

1. SEPTEMBER 11th. 1835 - Apothecaries Hall, Dublin : Certificate of Qualification to become apprenticed to an Apothecary. 2. SEPTEMBER 21st. 1835 - Boy's Indenture, apprentice to WILLIAM & WILLIAM MADDEN, Apothecaries, City of Dublin, with ms. affidavit on the reverse from the Maddens, December 5th. 1842, releasing Murdock after satisfactorily fulfilling his seven-year apprenticeship. 3. APRIL 30th. 1841 - School of Medicine, Apothecaries Hall, Dublin : to certify attendance at a course of lectures in Theory and Practice of Medicine, Nov.1840 to April 1841 [tiny hole at lower edge, without loss]. 4. MAY 1st. 1841 - The Charitable Infirmary, Jervis Street : from the Physicians, to register satisfactory attendance in Medical Practice and Clinical Lectures. 5. MAY 1st. 1841 - The Charitable Infirmary, Jervis Street : from the Surgeons, to register satisfactory attendance in Clinical Lectures. 6. NOVEMBER 1st. 1841 - Western Lying In Hospital and Dispensary, 31 Arran Quay : to certify diligent attendance at Lectures and Practice as an Extern in the Theory and Practice of Midwifery and Diseases of Females and Children [vellum, folded, wax seal over paper damaged with portions of the wax missing]. *To verso is recorded - William Murdock, son of John Murdock, Chief Clerk, Royal Engineer's Office, Dublin Castle. 7. MAY 9th. 1842 - Royal College of Surgeons, London : Certificate to grant WILLIAM MURDOCK Membership of the College [nicked and chipped at the edges with small loss, torn at the top corner with loss not affecting text or engraved vignette]. *Signed by BENJAMIN BRODIE - SAMUEL COOPER - WILLIAM LAWRENCE - BENJAMIN TRAVERS and others. 8. JANUARY 6th. 1843 - Apothecaries Hall, Mary Street, Dublin : 'William Murdock is properly qualified to Practise the Profession of Apothecary [parchment discoloured torn at the top corner with some loss not affecting text or vignette, embossed seal slightly damaged with loss of a couple of pieces]. 9. EMILY MURDOCK - OCTOBER 13th.1864 - Lying-in Hospital, Dublin : to certify regular attendance at the Course of Practical and Oral Instruction for Female Pupils and to qualify her as a Ladies' Nurse-tender [or Midwife] [wax seal damaged with some loss].

All these certificates are on paper except where noted, all are signed by the Masters, Assistants, Examiners, etc., all are in overall good condition with a certain amount of foxing, discolouring, edge tears and so on, but major defects are all noted and photographs are available.

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