Thom's Irish Who's Who/Peyton, Thomas Henry


PEYTON, Thomas Henry, D.S.O. (1916). Lieut.-Col. R.A.M.C. (T.F.) (ret.); M.A., M.D., D.P.H. (Dublin University), L.M., Rotunda Hospital, Dublin; Chief Tuberculosis Physician and Deputy County Medical Officer of Health, Cheshire County Council; Medical Adviser to Joint Sanatorium Committee for Cheshire and County Boroughs of Chester, Birkenhead, Wallasey, Stockport, and Stoke-on-Trent; Medical Adviser Wrenbury Hill Training and Employment Colony; Chairman Tuberculosis Group, Incorporated Society of Medical Officers of Health, and Group Representative on Council; b. 15th May, 1884; third son of John Hamilton Peyton, J.P., Castlebar, Co. Mayo (Peyton's of Laheen, Co. Leitrim); m. Joyce Mary, only dau. of James Taylor, J.P, Heathercliffe, Helsby, Cheshire, and has issue one dau. Educ.: Corrig School (Bousfield's) Kingstown; Trinity College, Dublin University (Honours); Royal City of Dublin Hospital (Wheeler Gold Medallist, 1905-06); Late Resident Medical Superintendent, Royal National Hospital for Consumption, Ireland; Honorary Roëntgen Rayist, Royal City of Dublin Hospital; Anaesthetist Incorporated Dental Hospital for Ireland; Demonstrator of Anatomy, T.C.D.; School Medical Inspector, Kent County Council and Borough of Maidstone; District Tuberculosis Officer, West Riding of Yorkshire; Commissioned Territorial Force, 1909; served European War (1914-1919); in France and Flanders 1914-1915; Salonica 1916-1918 (Despatches, thrice; D.S.O., Greek Military Medal with Star, 1918); commanded 81st Field Ambulance and 16th Corps Convalescent Depot; Sanitary Officer Ypres, 2nd Army, 1915. Pubns. Reports and original articles in Medical and Scientific Journals. Res.: Oak Lea, Hoole, Chester, and County Public Health Department, 43 Forigate Street, Chester.