Authorised form of nameFothergill; Anthony (? 1732 - 1813); physician
Dates? 1732 - 1813
Place of birthSedbergh, Yorkshire, England
Date of birth1732 or 1735
Place of deathSt George's Place, Surrey
Date of death11 May 1813
Studied medicine at Edinburgh, Leyden and Paris, MD (1763, Edinburgh)
Practised in Northampton
LCP (1779)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/11/1778
RelationshipsNOT related to Dr John Fothergill, but lived in his house, Harper Street, Red Lion Square after John Fothergill's death (1781-1784)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
John H Appleby, 'Ginseng and the Royal Society' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 pp 121-145
DNB gives two differing accounts of when he was born, either 1732 or 1735
Royal Society codeNA6062
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/8/122/1Letter, 'Of diving' from Anthony Forthergill to William Watson12 November 1784
L&P/6/190Paper, 'Of the late severe frosts' by Anthony Fothergill9 May 1776
L&P/4/404Paper, 'Of a cataleptic patient' by Anthony Fothergill7 May 1767
L&P/8/122/3Letter, 'Of diving' from Granville Sharp to Anthony Fothergill 18 March 1784
L&P/8/122/2Letter, 'Of diving' from Anthony Fothergill to William Watson12 November 1784
EC/1778/18Fothergill, Anthony: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/8/122Paper, 'Of diving' by Anthony Forthergill and Granville Sharp12 November 1784
L&P/7/62Letter, 'A cure of St Vitus Dance by electricity' from Anthony Fothergill to William Henly20 October 1778
AP/20/6Unpublished paper, 'On the composition and decomposition of mineral waters' by George CookeApril 1836
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