Lives of the fellows

James Tattersall

b.c.1780 d.8 May 1855
AB Oxon(1802) AM(1805) MB(1806) MD(1811)

James Tattersall, M.D., was born in Gloucestershire, and was the son of the Rev. William Dechair Tattersall, A.M., vicar of Wotton-under-Edge in that county, and one of the chaplains to the king, by his wife, Mary, eldest daughter of George Ward, of Wandsworth, esq. In 1794, being then fourteen years of age, he was admitted at St. Peter’s, Westminster, whence he was elected, in 1798, to Christ Church, Oxford, as a member of which house he graduated A.B. 11th May, 1802, A.M. 5th July, 1805, and in that year was nominated to a faculty studentship. He proceeded M.B. 16th June, 1806, M.D. 6th July, 1811; was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1812, and a Fellow 30th September, 1813. He delivered the Gulstonian lectures in 1814, was Censor in 1816, 1827, and Harveian orator in 1832. Dr. Tattersall for many years before his death had withdrawn from the exercise of his profession, and resided at Ealing. He died at the rectory house, Howe, near Norwich, 8th May, 1855, aged seventy-six.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 117)

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