Lives of the fellows

John Ford

b.1736 d.27 May 1806
MD St Andrews LRCP(1765)

John Ford, M.D.—A native of London, and a doctor of medicine of the university of St. Andrew’s; was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1765. He practised as an accoucheur, and was for many years physician to the Charity for Delivering Poor Married Women at their own Houses. Dr. Ford died at his house in Highbury-place 27th May, 1806, aged seventy. "About twenty years before his death he retired from practice; and having married a rich widow, had since resided in Highbury-place. He was a man of learning and much respected, a Methodist, and for many years had been in the habit of occasionally preaching at the principal chapels of that sect."(1)

William Munk

[(1) Gentleman’s Magazine]

(Volume II, page 272)

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