Lives of the fellows

Thomas Wharton

b.1717 d.22 December 1794
AB Cantab(1737) AM(1741) MD(1752) FRCP(1754)

Thomas Wharton, M.D., was the eldest son of Mr. Robert Wharton, alderman and sometime mayor of Durham, by his wife Mary, daughter of Richard Middleton, of Offerton, esq. He was educated at Pembroke college, Cambridge, of which house he was a fellow. He proceeded A.B. 1737; A.M. 1741; M.D. 1752; was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1752; and a Fellow 25th June, 1754. He practised in London for a few years only; was Censor in 1757; and in 1759 removed to Old Park, Durham, the family estate; and dying there, was buried at Whitworth, in the county palatine, 22nd December, 1794, aged seventy-seven.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 197)

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