Bew, George


M.D. 15.3.1788 on testimonials signed by James Flint, St Andrews and Samuel Foart Simmons M.D. Leyden, London.


Born 1747.


Practised in Manchester and was Vice-president and secretary of the Literary and philosophical society of Manchester. Then practised Kendal for 19 years. [Doctor]

Published on blindness.

'Obervations on Blindness, and on the Employment of the other Senses to Supply the Loss of Sight.' Memoirs of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Manchester. Vol. 1. 2nd ed. (London: Cadell, 1789). pp. 159-184. Read April 17, 1782.


Died Kendall c. May, 1813.


  • P.J. Wallis and R.V. Wallis, Eighteenth Century Medics (Newcastle, 1988)
  • Gentleman's Magazine 1813 i 595