Lives of the fellows

Robert Watson

b.? d.2 March 1756
MB Cantab(1745) MD(1750) FRCP(1751)

Robert Watson, M.D., was of Catherine hall, Cambridge; M.B. 1745; M.D. 3rd July, 1750. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 1st October, 1750, and a Fellow 30th September, 1751. He delivered the Gulstonian Lectures in 1753, and was Censor the same year. Dr. Watson was for a short time physician to the Westminster hospital. Elected to that office in 1752, he resigned it in 1754, and died 2nd March, 1756. " In him," writes the " Gentleman’s Magazine," " the public has lost a real scholar, an excellent physician, an admirable philosopher, and, in every consideration, a most worthy person."

William Munk

(Volume II, page 180)

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