DYKE Medical Office, Workhouse, St Pancras, London
By cathy November 01, 2001 at 11:38:12
This (Christian name unknown) DYKE took the St Pancras Board of Guardians of the workhouse to Court sucessfully in the 19th C.
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'The appointment by a corporation, such as a board of poor law guardians, of a person to be "medical officer" to the corporation for any fixed or definate period of time ought to be under seal'
Dyke versus St. Pancras Board of Guardians, 27 L.T. (N.S.) 342
This ruling became part of English case law and ensured more stability of emploment for medical officers employed within such institutions