Garth, Sir Samuel
- Robert L. Martensen
Garth, Sir Samuel (1660/61–1719), physician and poet, was the eldest son of William Garth of Bolam, co. Durham. He was educated at Ingleton, near Staindrop, co. Durham, and in 1676 was admitted to Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he proceeded BA in 1679 and MA in 1684. On 4 September 1687 he matriculated in physic at ...