Lives of the fellows

John Hadley

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.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 259)

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