Lives of the fellows

Thomas Davison

b.1664 d.30 April 1724
AB Cantab(1684) AM(1688) Ex LRCP(1692)

Thomas Davison, AM, was the eldest son of the Rev Thomas Davison, AM, fellow of St John’s college, Cambridge, and vicar of Norton in the county of Durham. Our physician was educated at St John’s college, Cambridge, of which house he too was a fellow, and proceeded AB 1684, AM 1688. He was admitted an Extra-Licentiate of the College of Physicians 16th December, 1692, and practised for many years with credit and success in the city of Durham. Dying at Old Elvet, 30th April, 1724, he was buried at St Oswald’s, Durham, where he is commemorated by the following inscription:-
eximie in arte suâ peritus,
nec minori fide maritus, pater, amicus optimus,
qui postquam infirmâ valetudine diu conflictatus esset,
placidè obdormivit, Apr: 30, AD 1724,
æt suæ 60.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 496)

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