William Barrowby

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William Barrowby
William Barrowby
William Barrowby
Born1681 (1681)
Died30 December 1751 (1751-12-31) (aged 70)
OccupationEnglish physician

William Barrowby FRS FRCP (1682 – 30 December 1758) was an English physician.[1]


Barrowby was born in London, the son of John Barrowby, a physician. He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Oxford, taking degrees of M.B. in 1709, and of M.D. in 1713. He was elected a fellow of the College of Physicians of London in 1718, and Fellow of the Royal Society in 1721.[1]


  1. ^ a b Bagshawe, Kaye. "Barrowby, William". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/1548. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"Barrowby, William". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.