Walter Needham 1632-1691
Walter NEEDHAM 1632-1691
Son of Gervase Needham (d.1649), vicar of Bishops Castle, Shropshire. Matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1650; graduated BA 1654 and made a fellow of Queen's College in 1655. Admitted an honorary fellow of the College of Physicians in 1664 and fellow in 1687. Elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1667 and physician to the Charterhouse in 1672.
Library sold by retail sale in London, 25.10.1708 (no catalogue survives).
- Alston, R. C. Inventory of sale catalogues 1676-1800. St Philip, 2010
- Power, D'A., and Patrick Wallis. "Needham, Walter (bap. 1632, d. 1691), physician and anatomist." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.