b.1731 d.5 November 1764
AB Cantab(1753) AM(1756) MD(1763) FRCP(1764)
John Hadley, M.D., was born in London and educated at Queen’s college, Cambridge, of which house he was a fellow. He took the two degrees in arts—A.B. 1753; A.M. 1756; and in the last-named year was appointed professor of chemistry in the university. Proceeding doctor of medicine at Cambridge 5th July, 1763, he was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1763; and a Fellow 1st October, 1764. Dr. Hadley was physician to St. Thomas’s hospital and to the Charterhouse: to the former he was elected in 1762; to the latter in 1763. He was prematurely arrested in his career, and died on the 5th November, 1764, aged thirty-three. His portrait was painted by B. Wilson in 1759, and engraved by E. Fisher. His only publication was—
Plan of a Course of Chemical Lectures. 8vo. Cambridge. 1758.
(Volume II, page 259)
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