Lives of the fellows

Francis Willis

b.1792 d.29 July 1859
AB Oxon(1814) AM(1816) MB(1817) MD(1820) FRCP(1821)

Francis Willis, M.D., was the son of Robert Darling Willis, M.D., a Fellow of the College beforementioned. Educated at Brasenose college, Oxford, he proceeded A.B. 15th January, 1814, A.M. 5th June, 1816, M.B. 16th April, 1817, and M.D. 27th March,1820; was admitted an Inceptor-Candidate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1818, a Candidate 30th September, 1820, and a Fellow 1st October, 1821. He was Gulstonian lecturer in 1822, and Censor in 1824; soon after which he devoted himself exclusively to the treatment of insanity, and became proprietor of Shilling-thorpe house, near Stamford, co. Lincoln, where he died after a long and painful illness, on the 29th July, 1859, aged sixty-seven.

He was the author of—
A Treatise on Mental Derangement. 8vo. Lond. 1823.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 242)

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