Lives of the fellows

John Burne

b.? d.3 April 1880
MD Edin(1821) LRCP(1823) FRCP(1838)

John Burne, M.D., was born in Worcestershire and received his medical education at Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 1st August, 1821 (D.M.I. de Sanguinis Missione). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1823; and a Fellow 4th July, 1838. After having been for some years physician to the Public dispensary, Dr. Burne was, in 1835, elected physician to the Westminster hospital, which office he resigned in 1842, shortly after which he removed to Tiverton, and about 1850, to Bath.

Dr. Burne contributed some articles to the Cyclopædia of Practical Medicine, and is the author of—
An Oration on the Practice of Medicine delivered before the Medical Society of London. 4to. Lond. 1828.
A Practical Treatise on the Typhus or Adynamic Fever. 8vo. Lond. 1828.
An Introductory Lecture at the Medical School, Aldersgate-street. 8vo. Lond. 1832.
A Treatise on the Causes and Consequences of Habitual Constipation. 8vo. Lond. 1840.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 278)

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