Lives of the fellows

James Greive

b.? d.9 July 1773
MD Edin(1752) LRCP(1762) FRS(1769) FRCP(1771)

James Greive, M.D., was educated at Edinburgh, where he took the degree of doctor of medicine 31st April, 1752 (D.M.I. de Calculo Vesicæ). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1762. Dr. Greive was physician to St. Thomas’s hospital, and to the Charterhouse; to the former he was elected in 1764, to the latter in 1765. He was admitted a fellow of the Royal Society 2nd March,1769, and a Fellow of the College of Physicians, speciali gratiâ, 30th September, 1771, but did not long survive; and died at his official residence in Charterhouse-square, 9th July, 1773. Dr. Lettsom, who knew Dr. Greive well, and as a pupil attended his practice at St. Thomas’s hospital, describes him as an amiable man and unassuming scholar. He is still remembered as the translator of " Celsus, with Notes critical and explanatory." 8vo. Lond. 1756.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 297)

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