Richard Maurice Bucke, M.D. 1837-1902 - Ontario Heritage Trust


Richard Maurice Bucke, M.D. 1837-1902

While superintendent of the London Asylum for the Insane (1877-1902), Bucke gained a substantial reputation for his innovative treatment of mental disorders. The author of Cosmic Consciousness, he also earned renown for his speculations on the philosophy of religion.


Beside the Chapel of Hope, on the grounds of the London Psychiatric Hospital, 850 Highbury Avenue, London

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Middlesex

Municipality: City of London