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Authorised form of nameFothergill; Anthony (? 1732 - 1813); Physician
SurnameFothergill
ForenamesAnthony
Dates? 1732 - 1813
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Sedbergh, Yorkshire, England (1732 or 1735)
Death:
St George's Place, Surrey (11 May 1813)
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Education:
Studied medicine at Edinburgh, Leyden and Paris, MD (1763, Edinburgh)
Career:
Practised in Northampton
Memberships:
LCP (1779)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/11/1778
RelationshipsNOT related to Dr John Fothergill, but lived in his house, Harper Street, Red Lion Square after John Fothergill's death (1781-1784)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
John H Appleby, 'Ginseng and the Royal Society' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 pp 121-145
Notes:
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/8/122Paper, 'Of diving' by Anthony Forthergill and Granville Sharp12 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/7/62Letter, 'A cure of St Vitus Dance by electricity' from Anthony Fothergill to William Henly20 October 1778
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
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