Kirby, Jeremiah


Student United College 1794-1795 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Jun.; Math. Jun. 1795-1796 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Log. 1796-1797 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Ethics; N. Phil. (Secondar). Gray prize, 1797.


Born c. 1779 son of William Kirby, physician, Maldon, Essex. [Doctor]


Also at Edinburgh University - medical student 1797-1798, 1800-1802, 1803-1804, M.D. 1802.

Practised Edinburgh, but mainly devoted himself to literary pursuits. [Doctor]

Publications. Contributor to Encyclopaedia Edinensis.

Tables of the Materia Medica. (Edinburgh: Printed for the University Press, 1805)


Still alive 27.2.1827.

(His son, Thomas Jeremiah Kirby died Edinburgh 19.9.1922)


  • UYUY350 under father
  • UYUY452/10/102, 133
  • Edinburgh, New College CHA4.27.14, 4.57.44, 4.77.42-3