Lives of the fellows

Thomas Harrison Burder

b.1789 d.16 August 1843
MD Edin(1815) LRCP(1823)

Thomas Harrison Burder, M.D., was the son of the Rev. George Burder, a dissenting minister of acknowledged worth, for many years gratuitous secretary to the London Missionary society, and editor of the Evangelical Magazine, and was educated in great measure by his father. Applying himself to medicine, he proceeded to Edinburgh, where he distinguished himself among his fellows, and in 1812 was elected president of the Medical society. He graduated doctor of medicine at Edinburgh 1st August, 1815 (D.M.I. de Morbis Syphiloideis). Shortly after this, Dr. Burder settled in London, and on the 24th March, 1823, was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians. His health naturally delicate, soon gave way. He suffered from headaches of a character so severe as to disable him from medical practice, and in 1834 he withdrew from London to Tilford, near Farnham. In 1837 he removed to Tunbridge Wells, where he died on the 16th August, 1843, aged fifty-four. His body was brought to London, and buried in Bunhill-fields.

Dr. Burder contributed to the Cyclopædia of Practical Medicine the articles, Erythismus Mercurialis, Headache, and Jaundice, and was the author of—
Letters from a Senior to a Junior Physician. 32mo. Lond.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 269)

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