Lives of the fellows

John Hull

b.1764 d.17 March 1843
MD Leyden(1792) Ex LRCP(1806) LRCP(1819)

John Hull, M.D., was born at Poulton in Lancashire in 1764, and received his medical education at Leyden, where he graduated doctor of medicine 18th May, 1792 (D.M.I. de Catharticis). He settled at Manchester, and devoted himself especially to the practice of midwifery, and held the appointment of physician to the Lying-in hospital of that city.

He was admitted an Extra-Licentiate of the College of Physicians 6th June, 1806, and a Licentiate 25th June, 1819. Dr. Hull died on the 17th March, 1843, in Tavistock-square, London, the residence of his eldest son. Dr. Hull was an accomplished botanist, and a sound practical physician.

He was the author of—
The British Flora. 8vo. Manchester, 1799.
Elements of Botany. 2 vols. 8vo. Manchester, 1800.
Defence of the Cæssarian Operation with Observations on Em-bryulcia and the Section of the Symphysis Pubis. 8vo. Manchester, 1798.
Observations on Mr. Simmons’s Detection, &c., with a defence of the Cæsarian Operation, account of Embryotomy, &c. 8vo. Manchester, 1799.
Essay on Phlegmasia Dolens, with an account of Peritonitis Puerperalis. 8vo. Manchester, 1800.
Two Memoirs on the Cæsarian Operation, translated from the French of Bandelocque, with an Appendix. 8vo. Manchester, 1801.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 195)

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