Ernest, Robert


M.D. 2.1.1819 on testimonials signed by David D. Davis M.D., Physician to H.R.H. the Duchess of Kent and to the Queen’s Lying -in Hospital and Hugh Cheney M.D. (St A.), late senior surgeon, Sheffield General Infirmary.


Born 28.12.1771 York.


Apprenticed 7 years to Messrs Garencieres and P.J. Wallis and R.V. Wallis, Eighteenth Century Medics (Newcastle, 1988), York and was afterwards 3 years their assistant. Then one year assistant and studying in London. Then from c. 1798 was House Surgeon, Apothecary and Vaccinator to Sheffield General Infirmary. [Doctor]


Reports of the state of vaccination, at the Sheffield General Infirmary. (Sheffield: Todd, 1807)

A synopsis of medical & surgical cases, at the Sheffield General Infirmary... (Sheffield: Thompson, 1820)


Died 16 [16.11.1840] or 26.11.1840.


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