Lives of the fellows

George Forster Burder

b.1824 d.6 February 1892
MD Aberd MRCS LSA FRCP(1875)

George Burder was born at Stroud, the son of Rev. John Burder, a nonconformist minister. He received his medical education at University College, London, and qualified in 1850. Burder practised in Clifton. He was physician to the Bristol General Infirmary from 1856 to 1883 and lecturer on materia medica and therapeutics at the Bristol Medical School from 1856 to 1879. He was one of the first to appreciate the revolutionary effect on medicine of the earlier bacteriological discoveries. His chief hobby was meteorology, and he was a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society.

G H Brown

[B.M.J., 1892]

(Volume IV, page 230)

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