Lives of the fellows

Frederic Granger

b.1791 d.4 January 1864
Ex LRCP(1819) MB Cantab(1822)

Frederic Granger, M.B., was born in Bristol, but was descended from a family of substance and standing in Exeter, to which city his father returned shortly after the birth of this his second son. He received his early education at Blundell’s school, Tiverton, and after some hesitation as to his future profession was apprenticed to Mr. Luscombe one of the surgeons to the Devon and Exeter hospital. He spent one year at Edinburgh, but then removed to London and entered at St. Bartholomew’s hospital, where his medical studies were completed. He also matriculated at Cambridge as a gentleman commoner of Emmanuel college. He was admitted an Extra-Licentiate of the College of Physicians 23rd December, 1819, and in 1822 proceeded bachelor of medicine at Cambridge. Dr. Granger settled in Exeter, and in 1822 was elected physician to the Devon and Exeter hospital. He held this office for many years, but resigned it some time before his death which occurred on the 4th January, 1864, at the age of seventy-three.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 213)

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