1773-1843; b. Millmount nr. Kilkenny; ed. Kilkenny Grammar School, and TCD; College of Surgeons, Dublin, Edinburgh, and London; practised in Dublin after 1797; Dr. Steevens Hosp., surgeon, 1799-1841; College of Surgeons Prof. Anatomy and Surg., 1804-1836; described Colless fracture of the radius above the writes; Pres. RCSI in 1802 and 1830; declined baronetcy; buried Donnybrook. DIB
Martin Fallon, Abraham Colles 1772-1843 Surgeon of Ireland (London: William Heinemann 1972), pp.238+xii, ill. [19 ills.] Note: Fallon held the honours OBE (mil.), MA, MCh, FRCSI, FACS., Perth; his son is Michael Fallon, the Conservative Minister of Defence, 2015- .