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Biography of Josiah Stranaghan Harbinson

Josiah Stranaghan Harbinson graduated MB ChB from the University in 1908. He was born in Rathfriland, County Down in 1878 where his father, Alexander, was an ironmonger.

Harbinson enrolled at the University in the summer session of 1903, and graduated with on 14 July 1908.

After graduation he moved to Accrington to practise medicine. In the First World War he served as a lieutenant in the medical branch.

He was latterly honorary surgeon and anaethetist, and made Officer of the Order of St John in 1944. He died in Blackburn, Lancashire in 1952.


Archival Materials

  • College Courant, 09, 1952, p58
  • R3/1/1 (vol 2)


Josiah Stranaghan Harbinson
Born 1 January 1878.
Died 16 May 1952.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1908; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1908
Record last updated: 16th Dec 2013

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