Lives of the fellows

Pelham Johnston

b.1681 d.10 August 1765
MB Cantab(1711) MD(1728) FRCP(1732)

Pelham Johnston, M.D., was born in York, and was the son of Cudworth Johnston, M.D., a distinguished physician of that city, who died in 1692, by his wife Margaret, a daughter of John Pelham, of Hull. He was educated at Sedburgh school, and on the 2nd May, 1700, being then nineteen years of age, was admitted a sizar of St. John’s college, Cambridge. He proceeded M.B. 1711; M.D. 26th April, 1728; was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1731; and a Fellow 30th September, 1732. He died at Westminster, 10th August, 1765.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 126)

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