Lives of the fellows

Stephen Winthrop

b.1767 d.21 April 1819
AB Cantab(1788) AM(1791) MD(1798) FRCP(1813)

Stephen Winthrop, M.D., was born in London and was the son of an eminent city merchant, who was for many years a director, and in 1804 and 1805 governor of the bank of England. After a good classical education at Gouda, in Holland, he was entered at St. John’s college, Cambridge, of which house he was subsequently a fellow. He proceeded A.B. 1788, A.M. 1791, M.D. 1798, and settled in the first instance at Bury St. Edmund’s, but in 1803 removed to Warwick to occupy the place of Dr. Lambe, who then removed to London. Dr. Winthrop settled in London in 1811, and was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 6th March, 1812, and a Fellow, 12th April, 1813. He died at Little Bounds, near Tunbridge Wells, 21st April, 1819, aged fifty-two.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 114)

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