London - 1800 - ????
Founded in 1800 as The Royal College of Surgeons in London, later of England. Its antecdents go back to the Fellowship of Surgeons, which was already over a century old when it was awarded a 'cognizance' (similar to a coat of arms) in 1492.
The first member of the Royal College of Surgeons and member of the College's court of assistants 1800-1801. D'A. Power, ‘Warner, Joseph (1717–1801)’, rev. Michael Bevan, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/28762, accessed 14 Dec 2015]