Lives of the fellows

David Plenderleath

b.? d.c.1851
MD Edin(1807) LRCP(1815) FRCP(1844)

David Plenderleath, M.D., was born in Scotland, and descended from an ancient and respectable family that had been settled for many centuries in Peeblesshire, and trace their descent from Gulielmus de Plenderleath, mentioned in Ragman’s Roll. Dr. Plenderleath received his early education at the High school of Edinburgh, and in 1802 commenced the study of medicine in London, but completed it at Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 24th June, 1807 (D.M.I. de Pneumonia). He began the practice of his profession at Reading, and on the 26th June, 1815, was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians, shortly after which he established himself in London, but eventually removed to Ramsgate. Dr. Plenderleath was admitted a Fellow of the College of Physicians 6th July, 1844. He died in 1851 or 1852.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 134)

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