Lives of the fellows

George Hume Weatherhead

b.1790 d.22 June 1853
MD Edin(1816) LRCP(1820)

George Hume Weatherhead, M.D., was born in Berwickshire in 1790 and educated at Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 1st August, 1816 (D.M.I. de Diagnosi inter Erysipelas, Phlegmonim et Erythema). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians, 27th March, 1820; and died at Foot’s Cray, 22nd June, 1853, aged sixty-three.

Dr. Weatherhead was the author of—
An Essay on the Diagnosis between Erysipelas, Phlegmon, and Erythema, with an appendix on the Nature of Puerperal Fever. 8vo. Lond. 1819.
A Treatise on Infantile and Adult Rickets. 12mo. Lond. 1820.
An Analysis of the Leamington Spa in Warwickshire. 8vo. 1820.
An Account of the Beulah Saline Spa at Norwood. 8vo. Lond. 1832.
A new Synopsis of Nosology, founded on the principles of Pathological Anatomy and the Natural Affinities of Diseases. 12mo. Lond. 1834.
A Pedestrian Tour through France and Italy. 8vo. Lond. 1834.
On the Spontaneous Erosions and Perforations of the Stomach in contradistinction to those produced by Poisons. Translated from the French of Gabriel Laisnè. 12mo. Lond. 1821.
A Treatise on Headaches, their various Causes, Prevention, and Cure. 12mo. Lond. 1835.
A Practical Treatise on Diseases of the Lungs in relation to the particular Tissues Affected. 8vo. Lond. 1837.
The History of the early and present state of the Venereal Disease Examined; wherein it is shown that Mercury never was necessary for its cure, as well as the injurious consequences that result from its employment; at the same time pointing out approved modes of treatment founded on its pathology. 8vo. Lond. 1841.
On the Cure of Gout and Rheumatism by Cold Water; with cases. 8vo. Lond. 1843.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 213)

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