Lives of the fellows

John Oldfield

b.1690 d.25 June 1748
MD Leyden(1718) MD Cantab(1728) FRCP(1730)

John Oldfield, M.D., was born in Surrey, and on the 23rd September, 1717, being then twenty-seven years of age, was entered on the physic line at Leyden. He graduated doctor of medicine there in 1718 (D.M.I. de Causis Motum Sanguinis circularem per vasa corporis animalis promoventibus ac obstantibus). He was created doctor of medicine at Cambridge (comitiis Regiis), 26th April, 1728. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1729; a Fellow 25th June, 1730; and was Censor in 1735. Dr. Oldfield was appointed physician to Guy’s hospital 21st April, 1725. He died 25th June, 1748.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 116)

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