Lives of the fellows

John Ranicar Park

b.? d.14 December 1847
MB Cantab(1813) MD(1818) FRCP(1819)

John Ranicar Park, M.D., was the only son of Mr. Henry Park, of Liverpool, an eminent surgeon, well known by his treatise on diseases of the joints. He received his early education at Warrington and subsequently under a private tutor, and then passed some time on the continent. On his return he entered at Jesus college, Cambridge. He graduated M.B. 1813, was licensed to practice by the University 18th November, 1815, and proceeded M.D. in 1818. He was admitted an Inceptor-Candidate of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1815; a Candidate 30th September, 1818; a Fellow 30th September, 1819; and was Gulstonian lecturer in 1821. Dr. Park died at Hampstead 14th December, 1847, aged sixty-nine.

He was the author of—
An Inquiry into the Laws of Animal Life, with an Outline of the organs and functions of the Human Body. 8vo. Lond. 1812.
The Pathology of Fever, being the Gulstonian lectures of 1821. 8vo. Lond. 1822.
A Concise Exposition of the Apocalypse so far as the Prophecies are fulfilled; several of which are interpreted in a different way from that adapted by other commentators. 8vo. Lond. 1823.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 202)

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