Lives of the fellows

George Rees

b.1776 d.7 December 1846
MD Glasg(1807) LRCP(1808)

George Rees, M.D., was a native of Pembrokeshire, the son of a clergyman in that county. He was for some years engaged in general practice, but quitting that department proceeded to Glasgow, and in due course graduated doctor of medicine there, 28th May, 1807. He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 11th April, 1808. Dr. Rees was the founder of Pembroke house Lunatic asylum, Hackney, on withdrawing from the management of which he became medical superintendent of the Cornwall Lunatic asylum at Bodmin. Resigning that appointment, he returned to London, and died at his house in Euston square, 7th December, 1846, aged seventy.

He was the author of—
A Treatise on the Primary Symptoms of the Lues Venerea, with a Concise Account of the English Writers on that Subject. 8vo. Lond. 1802.
A Treatise on Diseases of the Uterus. 8vo. Lond. 1805.
Observations on Spasms of the Stomach. 8vo. Lond. 1810.
A Treatise on Hemoptysis or Spitting of Blood. 8vo. Lond.1813.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 62)

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