Lives of the fellows

Warner Wright

b.1775 d.5 March 1845
MD Edin(1798) LRCP(1807) FRCP(1836)

Warner Wright, M.D., was born at Norwich, and after a sound, preliminary education in his native city, proceeded to Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 25th June, 1798 (D.M.I. de Amaurosi). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 23rd March, 1807, and a Fellow 30th September,1836. Dr. Wright practised at Norwich, where he was universally esteemed and respected. He was one of the founders of the Norwich dispensary, and in 1804 was chosen one of the physicians to the Norfolk and Norwich hospital, an office, the duties of which he performed with exemplary kindness and assiduity for a period of thirty-six years, resigning it in 1840. Dr. Wright was for many years the leading physician in Norwich and the county of Norfolk. He was visiting physician to the Norfolk Lunatic asylum and to the Norwich Bethel, and in 1836 was made a magistrate of the city. He died at Norwich 5th March, 1845, in his 70th year.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 51)

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