Lives of the fellows

Richard Byam Dennison

b.1783 d.17 June 1852
MD Edin(1806) LRCP(1813)

Richard Byam Dennison, M.D., was born in London and was the only son of Richard Dennison, M.D., a member of the college already mentioned.(1) He received his medical education at Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 12th September, 1806 (D.M.I de Graviditate). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 12th April, 1813. He practised for a time at Bury St. Edmund’s, but then settled in town, devoted himself chiefly to the practice of midwifery, as his father had done before him, and was for many years physician to the Royal Maternity Lying-in charity and to Queen Charlotte’s Lying-in hospital. Eventually he retired to Margate, and in 1832 was appointed physician to the Royal Sea Bathing infirmary there. Dr. Dennison died at Margate 17th June, 1852,? in the sixty-ninth year of his age.

William Munk

[(1) Volume II p.447]

(Volume III, page 115)

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