The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London: 1801 to 1825
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Publisher: Date:8/4/2009 - General Books LLC
By: Royal College of Physicians of London
Excerpt from book: then twenty-five years of age, entered on the physic line at Leyden, where he graduated doctor of medicine 5th October, 1792. He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1807. Thomas Walshman, M.D., was born in 1750 atPen- dleton, in Lancashire, and was educated at the adjacent town of Clithero, under the Rev. Mr. Sedgwick. He served an apprenticeship of four years to Mr. Entwisle, an apothecary of Haslingden, and then came to London and became a student of the Borough hospitals. He was admitted in due course a member of the corporation of Surgeons, and then commenced business as a general practitioner in Southwark, in which capacity he realised a fortune. He attended the medical classes at Edinburgh during the two sessions of 1805 and 1806, graduated doctor of medicine at Aberdeen 23rd April, 1807, and was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians the 25th June following. Dr. Walshman then settled at Kennington, and was soon largely employed as a physician in that neighbourhood. He died 2nd April, 1836, aged eighty-six. Robert Barker, M.D., a doctor of medicine of St. Andrew's, of 7th April, 1806, was admitted an Extra- Licentiate of the College of Physicians 6th November, 1807. He practised at Chester, and was physician to the infirmary in that city. He died 19th July, 1808, aged thirty, and was buried at St. Asaph, but the memorial of him is in St. John's Church, Chester. John Eyre, M.D., was born in Yorkshire and educated at Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 12th September, 1806 (D.M.I, de Vaccina). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1807. David Uwins, M.D., was born in London in 1780. After the usual course of instruction at the London hospitals, he went to Edinburgh, where he g...