Sir Noah Thomas FRS FRCP (1720 – 17 May 1792)[1] was a Welsh physician who was physician-in-ordinary to King George III.[2] He was a fellow of the Royal Society and the Royal College of Physicians, and a Gulstonian lecturer.[3]

Sir Noah Thomas in painting by George Romney, 1781.

Thomas was born in Neath, Glamorganshire, the son of Hophni Thomas, master of a merchant vessel.[4] He was educated in Oakham, Rutland, and St John's College, Cambridge.[3]

Thomas was the occupant, in 1780, of Cannon Hall, Hampstead.[5]

He was knighted in 1775. He died in Bath, Somerset in 1792.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lamont-Brown, Raymond. (2009). Royal Poxes and Potions: Royal Doctors and Their Secrets. Stroud: History Press. p. 89. ISBN 978-0-7524-7390-1.
  2. ^ The Medical Register for the Year 1783. London: Joseph Johnson. 1783. p. 42.
  3. ^ a b c Stephen, Sir Leslie; Lee, Sir Sidney (1909). The Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. p. 668. Sir Noah Thomas.
  4. ^ Rees, Thomas Mardy (1908). Notable Welshmen (1700-1900). Herald Office. p. 99. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  5. ^ Cannon Hall. Glentree, 2014. Retrieved 23 June 2015. Archived 2015-06-23 at the Wayback Machine