Halliday Sutherland

"A born writer, especially a born story-teller. Dr. Sutherland, who is distinguished in medicine, is an amateur in the sense that he only writes when he has nothing better to do. But when he does, it could hardly be done better." G.K. Chesterton.

Monthly Archives: August, 2014

Tuberculosis in Edwardian Britain

Since the inception of this website earlier in the year, the “Press Kit” section has been “under construction”, but no longer: today I uploaded the first fact sheet: Tuberculosis in the … Continue reading

20 August 2014 · Leave a comment


This post continues on from “Tuesday, 4th August 2014” below. One hundred years ago this month, Dr Halliday Sutherland was serving in the Royal Navy on the RMS Empress of … Continue reading

15 August 2014 · Leave a comment

Britain’s 1st health education film

According to his obituary, Halliday Sutherland produced Britain’s first health education cinema film in Edinburgh in 1911. The film was called: The Story of John M’Neil. The British Film Institute catalogue describes … Continue reading

8 August 2014 · Leave a comment

Tuesday 4th August 1914

On Tuesday 4th August 1914, Dr Sutherland received his telegram to join the War. At eight o’clock on Tuesday morning, 4th August, my telegram arrived: “Report at Admiralty ten a.m. … Continue reading

4 August 2014 · 1 Comment

Stopes v Sutherland libel trial 1922-24

Centenary of the House of Lords judgment21 November 2024
13 months to go.

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