b.18 May 1809 d.2 October 1882
MB Cantab(1833) MD(1843) FRCP(1849)
Thomas Shann, George’s father, was a surgeon of Tadcaster, Yorkshire. He sent his son to Repton, Ripon, and Cambridge for his education. George Shann was admitted to Caius College in 1827 but migrated to Trinity. He graduated as M.B. in 1833 and M.D. ten years later. His practice was at York, where he was physician to the York Dispensary. He married in 1845 Jane, daughter of Rev. William Gray, of Brafferton, Yorkshire.
G H Brown
[Biog.Hist.of Caius College, ii, 204]
(Volume IV, page 56)
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