Lives of the fellows

John Sherwen

b.? d.?
MD Ex LRCP(1802)

John Sherwen, M.D., was bred a surgeon, and was for some years in the service of the East India company, on leaving which he graduated doctor of medicine, but in what university is not stated in the Annals. He was admitted an Extra-Licentiate of the College of Physicians 4th May, 1802, and practised at Bath. He was a person of extensive and varied attainments, devoted to literature, and was a frequent contributor to the Gentleman’s Magazine.

He was the author of—
Cursory Remarks on the Nature and Cause of the Marine Scurvy. 8vo. 1799.
Introduction to an Examination of the internal evidence respecting the authenticity of certain publications said to have been found in M.S. at Bristol. 8vo. 1809.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 5)

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