Mynors, Robert (DNB00)

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MYNORS, ROBERT (1739–1806), surgeon, born in 1739, practised with considerable reputation at Birmingham for more than forty years. He died there in 1806. A son, Robert Edward Eden Mynors, student of Lincoln's Inn, 1806, and M.A. of University College, Oxford, 1813, died at Weatheroak Hill, Worcestershire, on 15 Dec. 1842, aged 54 (Foster, Alumni Oxon. 1715–1886, iii. 1004; Gent. Mag. 1843, pt. i. p. 222).

Mynors wrote:

  1. ‘Practical Observations on Amputation,’ 12mo, Birmingham, 1783.
  2. ‘History of the Practice of Trepanning the Skull, and the after Treatment,’ &c., 8vo, Birmingham, 1785.

He also contributed an ‘Account of some Improvements in Surgery’ to Duncan's ‘Medical and Philosophical Commentaries.’

[Cat. of Libr. of Med. and Chirurg. Soc.; Reuss's Alphabetical Register, 1790–1803, pt. ii. p. 129; Dict. of Living Authors, 1816, pp. 247, 442; Watt's Bibl. Brit.]

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