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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

William Brinton

1823–67

Physician. Specialised in stomach disorders; author of Diseases of the stomach, with an introduction on its anatomy and physiology (1859). Treated CD in 1863. Member of the faculty at the medical school, King’s College, London, 1847–53. Physician, Royal Free Hospital, 1852–60. Appointed lecturer, medical school, St Thomas’s Hospital, 1853; physician, 1860–4. FRS 1864.

Sources

CD’s Classed account books (Down House MS), DNB

Medical directory

Physicians.