Wynne Weston-Davies trained at St Mary’s Hospital, University of London, in Paddington. He studied Anatomy as his specialisation for his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS). He was a Demonstrator of Anatomy at St Mary’s Hospital and also taught dissection of the human body. He has worked as a senior surgeon at Westminster Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital, Barts and the Guildford and Godalming Group hospitals. As the great nephew of Elizabeth Weston Davies, the author has unique access to his family’s history.