Lives of the fellows

John Ford

b.1731 d.9 October 1807
Ex LRCP(1787) MD(1788) LRCP(1790)

John Ford, M.D.—A native of Somersetshire, then practising at Bristol, was admitted an Extra-Licentiate of the College of Physicians 4th September, 1787. He was created doctor of medicine by the archbishop of Canterbury 10th March, 1788; and then, settling in London, was admitted a Licentiate of the College 30th September, 1790. Dr. Ford soon, however, removed to Liverpool, and eventually to Chester, where he died 9th October, 1807, aged seventy-six. He published—
Three Letters on Medical Subjects: 1. An Account of the Effects of an Aloetic Medicine in the Gout and other Chronical Complaints. A practice which has been successful in the Individual Prevention of the late Epidemic. An Account of the Sedative Properties of the Granulated Preparations of Tin in some Affections of the Mind. 8vo. Lond. 1803.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 413)

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