Lives of the fellows

Edward Thomas Monro

b.1790 d.25 January 1856
AB Oxon(1809) AM(1810) MB(1811) MD(1814) FRCP(1816)

Edward Thomas Monro, M.D., was born in London, and was the son of Thomas Monro, M.D., a Fellow of the College, before mentioned. He was of Oriel college, Oxford, and, as a member of that house, proceeded A.B. 4th May, 1809, A.M. 28th June, 1810, M.B. 24th October, 1811, and MD. 15th January,1814.He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1815, a Fellow 23rd December, 1816; was Censor in 1819, 1829, 1837; Harveian orator, 1834; Consiliarius, 1837, 1846, 1852; Elect, 30th September, 1842, and Treasurer from 25th June, 1845, to 1854.

Dr. Monro, like four generations of his ancestors, devoted himself to the treatment of insanity, and, like each of them, was physician to Bethlem hospital. He died at Bushy, co. Herts, 25th January, 1856, aged sixty six. Dr. Monro’s portrait, painted by his son, Henry Monro, M.D., and presented by him to the College, is in the dining-room.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 153)

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