b.? d.30 December 1751
AB Oxon(1703) AM(1706) MB(1709) MD(1713) FRCP(1718) FRS(1721)
William Barrowby, M.D., was born in London, and educated at Trinity college, Oxford, as a member of which house he proceeded A.B. 15th June, 1703, A.M. 27th October, 1706, M.B. 13th April, 1709, and M.D. 18th July, 1713. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 23rd December, 1717, a Fellow 22nd December, 1718. Dr. Barrowby was admitted a fellow of the Royal Society 9th November, 1721. He was Censor in 1721, 1730, 1734. He was elected physician to St. Bartholomew’s hospital 28th March, 1750, and died suddenly "of a dead palsy," 30th December, 1751. Dr. Barrowby’s portrait by T. Jenkins, was engraved by J. S. Miller. He was the author, conjointly, it is said, with Dr. Kirkpatrick and one of the Schombergs, of
A Letter to the real and genuine Pierce Dod, exposing the Absurdity of a Spurious Pamphlet, ascribed to him by Dod Pierce. 8vo. Lond. 1746; and of
Syllabus Anatomicus Prælectionibus annuatim habendis, adaptatus, 8vo. Lond. 1736.
(Volume II, page 61)
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