Lives of the fellows

Robert Masters Kerrison

b.1776 d.27 April 1847
MD Edin(1820) LRCP(1820)

Robert Masters Kerrison, M.D., was born in London, and educated for a surgeon apothecary, in which capacity he practised for many years in London, and realized a competency. Withdrawing from that department of practice, he went to Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 1st August, 1820 (D.M.I. de Neuralgia Faciei Spasmodica). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1820, and died at his house in Upper Brook-street, 27th April, 1847, aged seventy-one.

Dr. Kerrison was the author of-
An Inquiry into the Present State of the Medical Profession in England. 8vo. Lond. 1814.
Observations on a Bill for Better Regulating the Medical Profession as far as regards Apothecaries. 8vo. Lond. 1815.
A Letter on the Supply of Water to the Metropolis. 8vo. Lond. 1828.
The Elements of Physiology, translated from the French of Richerand; containing an Explanation of the Functions of the Human Body, in which the Modern Improvements in Chemistry, Galvanism, and other Sciences are applied to explain the Action of the Animal Economy. 8vo. Lond. 1803.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 229)

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