Lives of the fellows

William Grimbalston

b.? d.29 September 1725
MA Cantab(1688) LRCP(1688) MD(1696) FRCP(1708)

William Grimbalston, M.D., was educated at Jesus college, Cambridge, as a member of which he proceeded master of arts in 1688; and on the 1st of October in that year was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians. The College having been ordered by the queen to name a physician to attend the fleet and soldiers designed for the West Indies, recommended Dr. Grimbalston, who had expressed his willingness to undertake that office. He was appointed to it. Proceeding doctor of medicine at Cambridge in 1696, he was admitted a Candidate of the College 22nd December, 1707, and a Fellow 23rd December, 1708. Dr. Grimbalston married Mary, a daughter of Philip Chetwode, of Oakley hall, co. Stafford, esq., by his wife, Hester, daughter and heiress of William Touchet, of Whitley, in the county of Chester, esq. Dr. Grimbalston died 29th September, 1725.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 21)

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