Lives of the fellows

Edward Roberts

b.1762 d.21 November 1846
MB Cantab(1787) MD(1792) FRCP(1793)

Edward Roberts, M.D., was born in Surrey, and educated at Trinity college, Cambridge. He proceeded M.B. 1787; M.D. 1792; was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 1st October, 1792; and a Fellow 30th September, 1793. He was Censor in 1794, 1800, 1805, 1810, 1813; Gulstonian lecturer, 1795 ; Harveian orator, 1801; Croonian lecturer, 1802, 1803, 1804; and Elect, 6th October, 1813. On taking his bachelor’s degree in physic, he commenced practice at Lewes, but in 1793 removed to London; and on the 13th February, 1794, was elected physician to St. Bartholomew’s hospital, an office the duties of which he performed for forty years, resigning it in 1834, when he retired from practice, and quitted London. Dr. Roberts died at Croydon 21st November, 1846, aged eighty-four.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 426)

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