Blood donation founder's house


Blood donation founder's house

Founder of blood donation service Percy Lane Oliver lived here.

Location: 5 Colyton Road, London

Description: Percy Lane Oliver (1878-1944), founder of the first voluntary blood donor service, lived and worked here.

He was born at St Ives, Cornwall, the son of parents Edward & Jane Oliver who moved to Peckham in the early 1880s where his father was a schoolmaster.

He was a founder member of the Camberwell Division of the Red Cross, and started the first blood donor panel in 1921. By the outbreak of World War II he had created a blood transfusion network covering the whole of the United Kingdom.

Themes: MedicalMedical Theme  ScienceScience Theme
Blood donation founder's house

Founder of blood donation service Percy Lane Oliver lived here.

Ranking This Month: 532/2920

Pages Hit This Month: 63


Other places nearby:


House of Dr John Snow», 5.1km

Whipps Cross Hospital», 8.9km

The Priory», 8.1km

The discovery of Penicillin», 6.4km

Dame Mary Page's Fluid», 5.0km

The Royal Marsden Hospital», 5.4km

Sir Morrell Mackenzie born here», 8.6km

Gideon Mantells Surgery», 3.3km

King's Speech Logue's Home», 6.0km

St Mary's Hospital», 6.4km

Location Pinpointed: