Obit of Richard Lane Joynt
- The Times
London, Middlesex, England
10 April 1928
DR. LANE JOYNT
Our London Correspondent telegraphs: -
Ireland has lost a distinguished surgeon by the death, from influenza, of
Dr. Richard Lane Joynt, at 84, Harcourt-street, Dublin, on Sunday. He was born
61 years ago, the son of the late William Lane Joynt, D.L., and was educated at
the University of Dublin.
Dr. Lane Joynt worked as a surgeon at the Meath Hospital, Dublin, with
remarkable success, and his professional talents as a mechanician went to the
service of his craft. During the War his inventive skill was recognized by
experts, and Dr. Lane Joynt, who held the rank of lieutenant-colonel in the
Royal Army Medical Corps and was General Inspector of Orthopaedic Factories, was
set the task of designing apparatus to meet the needs of the victims of the War.
He was a pioneer in X-ray work, and suffered terribly in consequence of his
He was a man of fine literary taste and had a remarkable knowledge of Irish
archaeology and topography. An enthusiastic yachtsman, he sailed the Irish,
Scottish, and French coasts. As a member of the Council of the Royal College of
Surgeons in Ireland he did much to promote surgical progress.
Note: Richard Lane Joynt belongs to the Limerick branch of Joynts...said to be
also my branch, but I have yet to find the connection. My line branched off to
become Roman Catholics.
See Descendants of William Joynt of Limerick for more info on this branch.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Joynt / Joint Family History
- The Joynts sound like the Ro(a)ches; looking for the grand connection.
This Joynt gal sounds like a sympatico soul to yourself; trying to keep
the memories alive but still trying to tie up the loose ends and the
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