b.1688 d.29 October 1730
AB Cantab(1708) AM(1712) MD(1723) FRCP(1725)
Richard Holland, M.D., was the son of John Holland, "merchant of the Staple," by his wife Jane Fowke, the only daughter by his second wife of Walter Fowke, of Brewood and Little Wyrley, co. Stafford, M.D. He was born in London, and educated at Catherine hall, Cambridge. He proceeded A.B. 1708, A.M. 1712, and M.D. 1723; was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1724; a Fellow, 25th June, 1725; and was Censor in 1728. Dr. Holland was a fellow of the Royal Society, and died 29th October, 1730, aged forty-two. He was the author of
Observations on the Small Pox; or, an Essay to discover a more effectual Method of Cure. 8vo. Lond. 1728.
(Volume II, page 92)
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