Lives of the fellows

Paul (Sir) Jodrell

b.? d.6 August 1803
AB Cantab(1769) AM(1772) MD(1786) FRCP(1787)

Sir Paul Jodrell, M.D., was the son of Paul Jodrell, esq., solicitor-general to Frederick prince of Wales, by his wife Elizabeth, a daughter of Richard Warner, esq., of North Elmham, co. Norfolk. He was born in Middlesex, and educated at St. John’s college, Cambridge, of which house he was a fellow. He proceeded A.B. 1769; A.M. 1772; M.D. 1786; was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1786; and a Fellow, 1st October, 1787. He was elected physician to the London hospital 6th December, 1786, but resigned that office in November, 1787, when he went out to India in the capacity of physician to the nabob of Arcot. That potentate had applied to George the Third to send him a physician. Sir George Baker, then president of the College, being consulted, recommended Dr. Jodrell, who was thereupon appointed. He received the honour of knighthood, proceeded forthwith to India, and died 6th August, 1803, at his house on Choaltry-plain, Madras.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 378)

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