Lives of the fellows

James Haworth

b.? d.2 May 1823
AB Oxon(1786) AM(1789) MB(1791) MD(1793) FRCP(1803)

James Haworth, M.D., was born in Lancashire, and descended from a family of long standing in that county. After a sound scholastic education, he was entered at Brasenose college, Oxford, and proceeded A.B. 14th June, 1786, A.M. 12th June, 1789. In 1791 he was elected a Radcliffe travelling fellow, when he removed to University college, and as a member of that house graduated M.B. 17th December, 1791, M.D. 21st June, 1793.

In accordance with the terms of his fellowship, Dr. Haworth spent some years upon the continent of Europe, and even extended his travels to America, being the first Radcliffe fellow who visited the New World. Returning to England, Dr. Haworth settled in London, was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 12th April, 1802, and a Fellow 4th April, 1803. He was Censor in1804, 1814, Croonian lecturer in 1813, and Harveian orator in 1816.

He was elected physician to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital 6th August, 1802; and retained that office until his death, which occurred at his house in Red Lion-square 2nd May,1823.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 11)

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