Lives of the fellows

Robert Richardson

b.1779 d.5 November 1847
MD Edin(1807) LRCP(1815)

Robert Richardson, M.D., was born in the county of Stirling. He received his early education at the grammar school of Stirling, on leaving which, he proceeded to Glasgow, where he went through the usual curriculum in arts, and then applied himself to the study of medicine, which he pursued first at Glasgow and subsequently at Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 12th September, 1807 (D.M.I. de Veneno). After practising for a time in Dumfriesshire, he accepted the office of travelling physician to viscount Mountjoy. On the termination of his engagement, Dr.Richardson settled in London, and was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 26th June, 1815. He died in Gordon-street, Gordon-square, 5th November, 1847, aged sixty-eight, and was buried in Highgate cemetery.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 134)

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