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David Daniel Davis, M.D., F.R.C.P. (1777–1841) was a British physician.

Born in Wales, he received his M.D. from the University of Glasgow in 1801. He set up his practice as a physician in Sheffield, living in Paradise Square from 1803 to 1812. In 1806 he translated Philippe Pinel's influential book Traité médico-philosophique sur l'aleniation mentale; ou la manie with the English title Treatise on Insanity. He then settled in London, and in 1813 was elected to the office of physician accoucher at the Queen Charlotte Lying-in Hospital. In this role, he was in attendance to the Duchess of Kent when she gave birth to the future Queen Victoria in 1819. In 1827, he was elected as the first professor in Midwifery at the University of London. In his study of obstetrics, Davis sought to improve the design of instruments used to assist childbirth and published widely on the subject, including his 1825 Elements of operative Midwifery and 1836 The principles and practice of obstetric medicine in a series of systematic dissertations on the diseases of women and children.

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David Daniel Davis, M.D., F.R.C.P. (1777�"1841) was a British physician.

Born in Wales, he received his M.D. from the University of Glasgow in 1801. He set up his practice as a physician in Sheffield, living in Paradise Square from 1803 to 1812. In 1806 he translated Philippe Pinel's influential book Traité médico-philosophique sur l'aleniation mentale; ou la manie with the English title Treatise on Insanity. He then settled in London, and in 1813 was elected to the office of physician accoucher at the Queen Charlotte Lying-in Hospital. In this role, he was in attendance to the Duchess of Kent when she gave birth to the future Queen Victoria in 1819. In 1827, he was elected as the first professor in Midwifery at the University of London. In his study of obstetrics, Davis sought to improve the design of instruments used to assist childbirth and published widely on the subject, including his 1825 Elements of operative Midwifery and 1836 The principles and practice of obstetric medicine in a series of systematic dissertations on the diseases of women and children.

There is a blue plaque on one of the buildings in Paradise Sq for him, will check Monday and get a photo

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There is a blue plaque on one of the buildings in Paradise Sq for him, will check Monday and get a photo

Be good to see that Stuart thanks

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Be good to see that Stuart thanks

Took these today, not a blue plaque but a plaque all the same

Apologies for the quality of these, used my phone

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Took these today, not a blue plaque but a plaque all the same

Apologies for the quality of these, used my phone

Photo are great Stuart thanks very much!

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Took these today, not a blue plaque but a plaque all the same

Apologies for the quality of these, used my phone

Sneak along that alleyway, there is a great building hiding on the next corner.

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