William Henry Trethowan 1882-1934
name of Trethowan is associated with his bone levers that he designed. When I
was doing the agency circuit in the North of England they were known to many as
"Jimmy's". These levers were found in every major orthopaedic set as a basic
William Trethowan was yet again a product of Guys in London
and was part of the famous Robert Jones Team in Shepherd's Bush were I was born.
He went on to practise at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and the Queen
Marys Orthopaedic Hospital for Children.
"Treth" as he was known was quite young when he died but his name will live
on in the instruments that he designed.