Bourne was born at Shrawley, Worcestershire, and educated at Bromsgrove.
1761-1829) was an English physician and professor of medicine. He was elected a scholar of Worcester College, Oxford, and became a Fellow of the college. He proceeded Bachelor of Arts in 1781, Master of Arts in 1784, Bachelor of Medicine in 1786, and in 1787 took the degree of Doctor of Medicine and was elected physician to the Radcliffe Infirmary at Oxford.
In 1790 he became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.
In 1794 he was appointed reader of chemistry at Oxford. He was Harveian Orator in 1797.
In 1803 he was the Aldrichian professor of physic, and in 1824 Lichfield professor of clinical medicine. He died at Oxford on 23 December 1829.