Thursday, 21 January 2016

Dr A Bearblock

From Judith Cable, also in Facebook:
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Posted by Judy C to The Early Malay Doctors at 21 January 2016 at 05:19

Judy C has left a new comment on your post "Yahya Ibrahim":

Hi - I was wondering if you had any information on a Dr Bearblock. Dr Bearblock was a British doctor who trained other in Malaya. I am trying to track down those who may have known him.

Many thanks

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Google search for 'Dr Bearblock' on 21 January 2015, 7:22am:

Obituary
http://www.family-announcements.co.uk/wmn/view/1227905/charles-henry-bearblock

BEARBLOCK Dr Charles Henry of Saltash MB BS DRCOG ...

His full name is Dr Charles Henry Bearblock (MBBS, DRCOG) of Saltash.

He was a medical practitioner and an O&G doctor. He was a postgraduate holder of the Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG).

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is based at:

27 Sussex Place
Regent's Park
London NW1 4RG
UK

The Facebook page for RCOG is at https://www.facebook.com/RCObsGyn

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Google search for 'Saltash in UK' on 21 January 2016, 7:43am:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saltash

Cornwall Record Office (CRO), Cornwall, England:
The historical records are from the mid-12th century to the 21st century.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornwall_Record_Office

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When was Dr Bearblock born?

When did he obtain his MBBS?

When did he obtain his DRCOG?

When did Dr Bearblock serve in Malaya?

As the British doctors were distributed throughout Malaya, a time frame and a name of a place or a State in Malaya would help to search for people who had worked with Dr Bearblock in Malaya.

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Cornwall Record Office Online Catalogue:
http://crocat.cornwall.gov.uk/dserve/DServe.exe?dsqApp=Archive&dsqCmd=Index.tcl

Search catalogue for 'Charles Henry Bearblock':
0x0003 NO RECORDS FOUND:

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Newspaper search for 'Dr C H Bearblock' at the NewspaperSG archives in Singapore.

There are 22 results on him:
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Searchresults.aspx?q=Dr+C+H+Bearblock&lang=

'Dr A. Bearblock' had worked in Malaya from April 1933 till the breakout of WW2 in Malaya, 1941.

PASSENGERS OUTWARD
The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (1884-1942), 10 April 1933, Page 13
Family members who embarked on the Patroclus at Birkenhead on 25 March 1933 for the Straits Settlements were:
Dr. A. Bearblock
Mrs. Bearblock
Master D. Bearblock
- the voyage took 11 days

PASSENGERS OUTWARD
The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (1884-1942), 21 April 1933, Page 12
The following passengers by T.S.S. Patroclus are expected to arrive in Singapore today:
Dr. and Mrs. A. Bearblock and child
Dr F. D. Zau

SOCIAL & PERSONAL.
The Straits Times, 28 November 1934, Page 13
- Dr. McNab, of the Taiping Hospital, has succeeded Dr. A. Bearblock as Medical Officer, General Hospital, Teluk Anson.
- Dr. A. Bearblock has gone to Kuala Kangsar on transfer.

KING'S PAVILION
The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (1884-1942), 30 December 1936, Page 8
Saturday, 26 December 1936
- Dr. A. Bearblock

SULTAN OF PERAK ILL.
The Straits Times, 12 June 1937, Page 13
- H.H. the Sultan of Perak suffered from influenza.
- Dr. G. A. Graham who succeeded Dr. E. Bearblock, Medical Officer, Kuala Kangsar, attended to His Highness.
:: The 30th Sultan of Perak at Kuala Kangsar at the time was Sultan Iskandar Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I (1918–1938). He passed away a year after Dr. G. A. Graham had seen to him for his influenza. This was before the Second World War (WW2).

In Last Night's Government Gazette
The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (1884-1942), 1 July 1939, Page 3
- Dr. E. D. Lindow to officiate as Chief Medical Officer, Penang.
- Dr. A. Bearblock to act as Chief Medical Officer, Malacca.
- Dr. C. Samugam, House Physician, Grade III, S.S. Medical Service, seconded for service
  under the Government of Sarawak.

EXEMPTION CLAIMED FROM TRAINING
The Straits Times, 15 August 1941, Page 10
From the NST's Malacca correspondent, 14 August 1941
- 21 applications for exemption from all training
- Local Forces (Training) Ordinance, 1940
- Tribunal members: Mr. J. C. Cobbett (chairman),
   Mr. H. J. Ridgewell, and Mr. G. W. Bryant (Resident Councillor).
- 14 applicants in the Medical Department will be represented by Dr. A. Bearblock,
  Chief Medical Officer.




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Which Sultan of Perak reigned when Dr Bearblock worked in Malaya?
28. Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I (1887–1916)
29. Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah (1916–1918)
30. Sultan Iskandar Shah (1918–1938)

Sultan of Perak
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_of_Perak
Siak Sultanate
27. Sultan Yusuf Sharifuddin Mudzaffar Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abdullah Muhammad Shah I (1877–1887)
28. Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I Ibni Almarhum Raja Bendahara Alang Iskandar (1887–1916)
29. Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I (1916–1918)
30. Sultan Iskandar Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I (1918–1938)
31. Sultan Abdul Aziz Al-Mutasim Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Raja Muda Musa I (1938–1948)
32. Sultan Yussuf Izzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Nasiruddin Mukhataram Shah (1948–1963)
33. Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah II Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Shah (1963–1984)
34. Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Yussuf Izzuddin Shah (1984–2014)
35. Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah (2014–present)

Sultan Iskandar of Perak
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iskandar_of_Perak

Perak Palaces
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Istana_Iskandariah




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