Falconer/[Falkner], Thomas

Education

M.A. and M.D. 27.5.1774 on testimonials signed by Thomas Berington M.D., [ ] Campbell M.D., Hereford and John Berkeley M.D..

Birth/childhood

Born 6.10.1707 son of Thomas Falconer, Manchester and [Hannah Walker ?].

 

Career

Became a ship’s surgeon , then a Jesuit missionary for 38 years among tribes of South America. Returned to England 1768. Acted as chaplain in various families. [Doctor, jesuit, missionary, minister]

Publications

A description of Patagonia, and the adjoining parts of South America.... (Hereford: Printed by C. Pugh, 1774)

Death

Died 30.1.1784 at Plowden Hall.

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