Physician. He practised medicine in Liverpool before moving to Lodon in 1817 where he dropped medicine in favour of general science. He lectured on chemistry at Guy's Hospital and was President of the Geological Society in 1826 when that body was granted a Royal Charter and Vice President of the Royal Society in 1832. His chief work, "System of Physiology", appeared in 1824 and his only geological work was entitled "On the Purification of Thames Water" 1826.
Kensal Green Cemetery
London Borough of Brent
Greater London, England
Plot: Portland Stone pedestal and urn located in the centre of the north-west quadrant. The inscription is very faint.
Created by: s.canning
Record added: Sep 29, 2007
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