Lives of the fellows

Algernon Frampton

b.7 January 1766 d.21 September 1842
AB Cantab(1787) AM(1790) MD(1797) FRCP(1798)

Algernon Frampton, M.D., was the eldest son of the Rev. Algernon Frampton, incumbent of Tokenham, in Wiltshire, and was born 7th January, 1766. He received his early education at the grammar school of Marlborough, and was then sent to St. John’s college, Cambridge. He proceeded A.B. 1787, and obtained the second place in the Tripos; was elected a fellow of St. John’s, and in due time filled the office of moderator in the university. He graduated A.M.1790; M.D. 1797. Dr. Frampton passed two years at Edinburgh in the study of medicine, and subsequently entered himself to the medical practice first of St. Bartholomew’s, and afterwards of the London hospital. He commenced business in London, was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1797; and a Fellow, 1st October, 1798. He delivered the Gul-stonian lectures in 1800; was Censor in 1801, 1811, 1821, 1825; and was named an Elect 28th May, 1825. He was elected physician to the London hospital 3rd April, 1800; and resigned his office there, after forty years’ service, in 1841. He died at Hackney, 21st September, 1842, aged seventy-six.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 464)

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