Sir William Osler 1849-1919

This famous physician and author, son of the Reverend Featherstone Osler, was born July 12, 1849 in the Anglican rectory near Bond Head. Here he lived until 1857. He taught medicine at some of the greatest schools of his day, including McGill, Johns Hopkins and Oxford. His lectures and writing revolutionized methods of medical instruction and measures to protect public health. Gaining world renown, he became known as the father of clinical medicine.


On the grounds of the community centre, County Road 27, Bond Head

Region: Central Ontario

County/District: County of Simcoe

Municipality: Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury