Lives of the fellows

Paggen William Mayo

b.11 January 1766 d.6 July 1836
AB Oxon(1788) AM(1792) MB(1792) MD(1795) FRCP(1796)

Paggen William Mayo, M.D., was the eldest son of the Rev. Herbert Mayo, D.D., rector of St. George’s-in-the-East, Middlesex, by his wife Mary, the eldest daughter of George Coldham, of St. Paul’s, Covent Garden, esq., and was born at the rectory house of St. George’s-in-the-East 11th January, 1766. He received his preliminary education at Merchant Taylors’ school, whence he was elected to a fellowship at St. John’s college, Oxford, as a member of which he proceeded A.B. 11th April, 1788; A.M. 27th January, 1792; M.B. 12th July, 1792; M.D. 20th January, 1795. He settled in London shortly after taking his first degree in medicine, and on the 23rd August, 1793, was appointed physician to the Middlesex hospital. Admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1795; and a Fellow, 30th September, 1796; he was Censor in 1797; he delivered the Gulstonian lectures in 1798, and the Harveian oration in 1807. Dr. Mayo resigned his hospital appointment in 1801, and withdrew to Doncaster. He was in the habit for many year's during his residence at Doncaster, of spending the season at Buxton, where he succeeded in securing a considerable proportion of practice among the visitors. In 1819 he removed to Bridlington quay, where he continued to the time of his death, which occurred 6th July, 1836. He was buried in Bridlington churchyard.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 455)

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