Ewart, Joseph


M.D. 6.5.1853 by examination.


Born 30.9.1831 son of Andrew Ewart, Cumberland and Catherine Armstrong Ewart.


Studied Guy’s hospital.

M.R.C.S.Eng. 1853. M.R.C.P.L. 1876. F.R.C.P.L. 1881.

Went to India. Became Professor then Principal in Calcutta Medical College. Returned to England 1876. Retired 1879 to Brighton and devoted his energies to municipal affairs. On town council 1884 - 1905. Mayor 1891-1894. Knighted 1895. [Doctor, university professor]


The poisonous snakes of India. For the use of the officials and others residing in the Indian Empire.(London: J. & A. Churchill, 1878)

Descriptive catalogue of the pathological preparations in the museum of the Medical College, Calcutta.(London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1865)


Died 10.1.1906.


  • Lancet 1906 i 194
  • D.G. Crawford, Roll of the Indian Medical Service, 1615-1930 (London, 1930) B1620
  • Munk's Roll iv 279