Lives of the fellows

Patrick Miller

b.21 May 1782 d.24 December 1871
MD Edin(1804) Ex LRCP(1807)

Patrick Miller, M.D., was born 21st May, 1782, and was the son of the Rev. Dr. Miller, of Cumnock, Kilmarnock by his wife, a daughter of Dr. Matthew Stewart, professor of mathematics in the college of Edinburgh. He was educated at Edinburgh under the immediate direction of his maternal uncle, the celebrated Dugald Stewart, and graduated doctor of medicine there on the 12th September, 1804 (D.M.I. de Scarlatina). He was admitted an Extra-Licentiate of the College of Physicians 10th April, 1807, about which time he settled as a physician in Exeter; and in 1809 was appointed physician to the Devon and Exeter hospital. Dr. Miller was elected physician to St. Thomas’s Lunatic asylum, near Exeter, in 1822. He died at his residence in Mount Radford, near Exeter, 24th December, 1871, aged eighty-nine, having for many years retired from the practice of his profession.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 52)

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