Lives of the fellows

Ralph Bouchier

b.? d.Aug 1768
MB Cantab(1711) MD(1717) FRCP(1724/5)

Ralph Bouchier, M.D., was born in Yorkshire, and was the fourth son of sir Barrington Bouchier, knt., of Benningborough, in that county, by his wife Margaret, daughter of Thomas Hardwicke, esq. He was educated at Trinity college, Cambridge; proceeded M.B. 1711; M.D. 1717; was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th March, 1724, and a Fellow 22nd March, 1724-5. He was Censor in 1727, 1737, 1740, 1748; and delivered the Harveian Oration in 1732. Dr. Bouchier, in December, 1736, married Barbara, daughter of sir Richard Musgrave, of Ashby, co. Westmoreland, and had by her a son, Musgrave, born 29th July, 1742, who died before his father, and Margaret, born 18th December, 1739, who married Giles Earle. Having no issue and no cousins, she bequeathed Benningborough to the rev. William Henry Dawnay, grandfather of lord viscount Downe. Dr. Bouchier died in August, 1768.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 90)

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