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Darwin Correspondence Project

William Alexander Francis Browne


Physician. President of the Plinian Society, Edinburgh, when CD was a member. Physician at Stirling, 1830. Superintendent of Montrose lunatic asylum; superintendent of Crichton Institute at Dumfries, 1839. Commissioner in lunacy for Scotland, 1857–70.


Modern English biography.


Modern English biography: Modern English biography, containing many thousand concise memoirs of persons who have died since the year 1850. By Frederick Boase. 3 vols. and supplement (3 vols.). Truro, Cornwall: the author. 1892–1921.