Wright, Dr

Submitted by edpope on Tue, 23/03/2021 - 03:31

19.4.1810 call on Curran; adv. dr Wright
Perhaps Thomas Wright 1760?-1812 Dict Irish Biog a surgeon who was part of the United Irishmen but after his arrest informed on them and later served as Temporary Physician to the British forces in the fever stricken Walcheren expedition of 1809. His book The History of the Walcheren Remittent was published in 1811 (Morning Post 26.6.1811) and he died of yellow fever in October 1812 in Spain. He was a licentiate of the Irish College of Physicians, the only Dr Wright in the Royal College in 1811 was Warner Wright of Norwich