Lives of the fellows

Thomas Walshman

b.1750 d.2 April 1836
MD Aberd(1807) LRCP(1807)

Thomas Walshman, M.D., was born in 1750 at Pendleton, in Lancashire, and was educated at the adjacent town of Clithero, under the Rev. Mr. Sedgwick. He served an apprenticeship of four years to Mr. Entwisle, an apothecary of Haslingden, and then came to London and became a student of the Borough hospitals. He was admitted in due course a member of the corporation of Surgeons, and then commenced business as a general practitioner in Southwark, in which capacity he realised a fortune. He attended the medical classes at Edinburgh during the two sessions of 1805 and 1806, graduated doctor of medicine at Aberdeen 23rd April,1807, and was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians the 25th June following. Dr. Walshman then settled at Kennington, and was soon largely employed as a physician in that neighbourhood. He died 2nd April, 1836, aged eighty-six.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 56)

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