John Armstrong (Physician)

John Armstrong (Physician)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Armstrong, senior (1784-1829), was an English physician. Armstrong was born, 8 May 1784, at Ayres Quay, near Bishop Wearmouth, county Durham, where his father, George Armstrong, a man of humble birth, was a superintendent of glass works. He was educated at first privately and afterwards studied medicine at the university of Edinburgh, where he graduated M.D. in 1807 with a dissertation, 'De Causis Morborum Hydropicorum.' He practised at his native place and in the adjoining town of Sunderland, and was physician to the Sunderland Infirmary. In 1811 he married Sarah, daughter of Mr. Charles Spearman, by whom he left a family, including a son John, who became bishop of Grahamstown.show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136745097
  • 9786136745091