Lives of the fellows

Frederic Cobb

b.? d.2 September 1883
MD Edin(1822) LRCP(1823) FRCP(1839)

Frederic Cobb, M.D., was born at Throwley, co. Kent, and received his preparatory education at the King’s school, Canterbury. He commenced the study of medicine at the London hospital, and in 1818 was appointed demonstrator of anatomy in the school of that institution. Removing to Edinburgh, where he remained three years, he graduated doctor of medicine 1st August, 1822 (D.M.I. de Rabie Canina). Dr. Cobb then settled in London, was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 24th March, 1823, and a Fellow 30th September, 1839. He was elected assistant physician to the London hospital 5th September, 1827, and physician 17th February, 1841, an office which he retained until 1854, shortly after which he retired from the practice of his profession, and withdrew to an estate he had purchased, near Farnham, Surrey, where he now resides.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 265)

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