Lives of the fellows

James Yonge

b.1799 d.January 1870
AB Oxon(1815) AM(1817) MB(1819) MD(1821) FRCP(1822)

James Yonge, M.D., was born in Devonshire of a family of repute and standing in that county, founded about the beginning of the last century by a man of mark and originality, James Yonge, an extra-licentiate of the college mentioned in the last volume. He was a son of the Rev. Duke Yonge, vicar of Cornwood, co. Devon, by his wife, Catherina, daughter of Sir Thomas Crawley-Boevey, bart., of Flaxley abbey, co. Gloucester, and was educated at Eton and at Exeter college, Oxford, as a member of which he proceeded A.B.13th May, 1815; A.M. 22nd October, 1817 ; M.B. 8th June, 1819; and M.D. 20th June, 1821. He was admitted an In-ceptor-Candidate of the College of Physicians, 22nd December, 1819; a Candidate, 1st October,1821; and a Fellow, 30th September, 1822. Dr. Yonge settled at Plymouth, was for many years physician to the Plymouth dispensary and to the Devon and Cornwall hospital, and died in January, 1870, aged seventy one.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 263)

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