b.1798-9 d.10 December 1857
BA Dubl(1820) MB(1823) MD(1827) MA FRCP(1831)
Born in Armagh, the son of James Macreight, Daniel Macreight received his university education at Trinity College, Dublin, graduating as B.A. in 1820, M.B. in 1823, and M.D. in 1827. He was incorporated as a member of Magdalen Hall, Oxford, in 1828, and practised in London. He lectured on materia medica and therapeutics at the Middlesex Hospital and published, in 1837, a Manual of British Botany. He was a Censor of the Royal College of Physicians in 1835 and a Curator of its Museum from 1836 to 1839. He retired about 1840 to Jersey, where he died.
G H Brown
[Al.Dubl., 529; Al.Oxon., iii, 892]
(Volume IV, page 4)
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