Lives of the fellows

Richard Tyson

b.? d.9 August 1784
AB Oxon(1750) AM(1753) MB(1756) MD(1760) FRCP(1761)

Richard Tyson, M.D., was of Oriel college, Oxford, A.B. 13th October, 1750; A.M. 5th July, 1753; M.B. 30th April, 1756; and M.D. 15th January, 1760. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1760; and a Fellow, 30th September, 1761; was Censor in 1763, 1768, 1773, 1776; Registrar from 1774 to 1780 inclusive; and Elect, 25th March, 1782. On the 9th August, 1784, he fell down in a fit, and as two of his servants were carrying him up stairs to put him to bed he expired in their arms. Dr. Tyson was physician to St. Bartholomew’s hospital, to which office he was elected 5th February, 1762. His portrait is in the College. To him the College are indebted for the portrait of his great-uncle, Dr. Edward Tyson, which he presented 25th June, 1764.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 234)

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