Magrath/[McGrath], George


M.D. 3.8.1805 on testimonials signed by John Fish Palmer M.D. and David Mackie M.D., Biggleswade, Beds.


Born 1775 3rd son of John Magrath, Co. Tyrone [County Tyrone].


[His surname is recorded as McGrath in R.C.P.E. record]

[George Magrath, M.D. 1822 is probably a reissue of this man's diploma]

L.R.C.P.E. 2.8.1814. F.R.C.P.E. 1.11.1814. L.R.C.P.L. 1822. F.R.C.P.L. 1847. F.R.S. 1819.

Surgeon Royal Navy 6.1.1797. Inspector of Hospitals 1841. Flag medical officer to Nelson in Mediterranean. Physician to William IV when he was Lord High Admiral.

Practised in Plymouth. [Doctor]

Granted Civil List pension 19.12.1840.

K.H. [Knight of the Royal Guelphic Order?] 1834. Kt. [Knight Bachelor?] 1831. C.B. [Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath] 1850.


Died Plymouth 12.6.1857 aged 82.


  • Munk's Roll
  • F. Boase, Modern English Biography...1851-1900. 6v. (Truro, 1892-1921)
  • Gentleman's Magazine 1857 226-7
  • Exeter Flying Post 7.11.1833