The following newspaper report mentions Dr Ferdinand Dupré
The Leeds Times [1st December 1860] carried an advertisement
Mr Ferdinand Dupré
Late of Rue St Honoré, Paris & Regent Street, London – established in Halifax in 1855, begs leave to call the attention of the public to the following – Facts for the Millions.
[A large number of people then gave their views and comments regarding their treatment including these from Halifax]
- James Green of Rochdale now living in Rochdale Road, Sowerby Bridge, and working at Milner Royd Mill, Norland, had suffered from an ulcerated foot for four years, the foot being swollen and shapeless, but was perfectly cured after ten weeks. This was said to be the worst case ever brought under Dr Dupré's notice, it had baffled every medical man who saw it, one said the only way to save the man's life was by cutting off the foot, the toes were rotten and it seemed upon the point of dropping off
- John Wrigley, a professor of music, Pellon Lane, said his wife Grace had suffered scurvy and Dr Dupré had cured her in six weeks
- Thomas Crossley, woollen dyer of Wheatley was cured of black scurvy in a few weeks
- William Crowther of THE Northgate Hotel, Halifax, had a bad leg caused by injuries in Harrogate, and was cured in one month
- Cornelius Burrows age 42, a machine maker of Waterhouse Street, Halifax, had his ulcerated hand cured in a few days
- William Cooper, manufacturing chemist, Lansdowne Place, Mount Pleasant, Halifax, had sciatica for two years, cured in eight days
Dr Dupré could be consulted at his establishment and no other place, 16 Waterhouse Street, Halifax, three doors from Broad Street Chapel.
Private entrance second door up the passage
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