John Birch d.1730

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John BIRCH 1694-1730

Biographical Note

Born in Cheshire. MD University of Leiden 1716; he was admitted an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1726, and described as a "noted man-midwife in Bow Lane".


Birch's library was auctioned in London, beginning 22 April 1730.


  • John Birch, Royal College of Physicians.
  • Alston, R. C., Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, St Philip, 2010.
  • Catalogus librorum in omni ... facultate ... being a catalogue of the entire library of ... John Birch, [London, 1730], ESTC t45765.