Lives of the fellows

George Buxton

b.14 December 1730 d.1 January 1805
MD Edin(1756) LRCP(1786) FRS

George Buxton, M.D., was born in Middlesex, 14th December, 1730, and was the son of Charles Buxton of Braxtead, co. Essex, by his wife Hannah, daughter of George Read of London, esq. He was educated at Edinburgh, where he took his degree of doctor of medicine 9th July, 1756 (D.M.I. de Amaurosi). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 26th June, 1786. Dr. Buxton was a fellow of the Royal Society, and practised for some time at Chelmsford, whence he removed to Greenwich, where he died, 1st January, 1805, in his seventy-fifth year.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 360)

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