Dr Jephson and Leamington Hall

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Leamington Hall

By M Reid

Dr Jephson was a Medical Doctor, Philanthropist and surgeon. He was born in Sutton in Ashfield, and became Royal Leamington Spa’s first physician. Th e young Queen Victoria, Florence Nightingale, George VI, John Ruskin (Art Critic in the Victorian Era) and Joseph Grimaldi, the famous clown, visited him.

The Jephson Gardens and Jephson memorial, Leamington Spa are honoured to Dr Jephson. Dr Jephson is mentioned in Lindleys account of the history of Sutton in Ashfield.

Dr Jephson lived at the former Sherwood Hall, now Leamington Hall,The Twitchell, Sutton in Ashfield.


Lindley L‘The History of Sutton-in-Ashfield’ 1907 p pub 1983 published by Wye Valley Press retrieved on 11th October 2020

Bonser G ‘History of Sutton in Ashfield’ 1993 Nottinghamshire County Council retrieved on the 30th October 2020

 Taylor R 'Blue Plaques Walk' 2018 for Leamington Spa Council https://www.leamingtonspatowncouncil.gov.uk/controls/DownloadDocument.ashx?docID=cq8602CBNNHPFYYUVB7921bYqg&aID=2484



This page was added by David Reid on 15/02/2021.

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