A doctor and close associate of the Maylie family, Losborne cares for Oliver when Oliver is recovering from a gunshot wound in the Maylie home. Later, he cares for Rose when she falls ill with fever. Losborne, at the novel's end, moves close to Harry and Rose, as he has become almost a part of the family.
Losborne Character Timeline in Oliver Twist
The timeline below shows where the character Losborne appears in Oliver Twist. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Mrs. Maylie, an older and distinguished woman, and her seventeen-year-old niece Miss Rose Maylie. A doctor arrives, breathless, having been shocked by the news of the robbery—the narrator points out, jokingly,... (full context)
...strange, complex story about a robber he once caught named Conkey Chickweed—a story that neither Losborne nor the Maylies can follow—Blathers, with Duff, goes upstairs to talk to Oliver. Losborne and... (full context)
...seems poised to help her niece, and to fight off melancholy. She dispatches Oliver to Losborne's, with a note informing him of Rose's fever. Oliver notices another letter for a man... (full context)
...alerts the house that "the Jew" (Fagin) and another man were there. Harry, Giles, and Losborne attempt to find them outside, but cannot—the two seem to have vanished without a trace.... (full context)