Richard Barter

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Richard Barter (1802 – 3 October 1870) was an Irish physician and proponent of hydropathy. He collaborated with David Urquhart on the introduction of Turkish baths into the United Kingdom. Barter founded St Ann's Hydro, Ireland's first hydropathic establishment at St Ann's Hill, located near Cork.[1][2]


  1. ^ Shifrin, Malcolm (3 October 2008). "Dr Curtin's Hydropathic Establishment: Glenbrook, Co.Cork". Victorian Turkish Baths: Their origin, development, and gradual decline. Retrieved 12 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Barter, Richard, M.D in A Compendium of Irish Biography at Wikisource, 23 Mar 2011
  • Recollections of the late Dr Barter, by the author of 'Simple questions and sanitary facts' ... Dublin: William McGee. 1875.