Lives of the fellows

John Yellowly

b.30 April 1774 d.31 January 1842
MD Edin(1796) LRCP(1800) FRS

John Yellowly, M.D., was born 30th April, 1774, at Alnwick, in Northumberland, in which county he received his early education. He commenced the study of medicine at Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 12th September, 1796 (D.M.I. de Cynanche Tracheali). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1800, and about that time was elected physician to the General dispensary. In September, 1807, he was elected physician to the London hospital, which office he resigned in June, 1818, when he left London and settled at Norwich; and in 1820 was appointed physician to the Norfolk and Norwich hospital. In 1832 Dr. Yellowly retired from the practice of his profession, and withdrew to Woodton-hall, Norfolk, and finally to Cavendish-hall, where he died, 31st January, 1842, aged sixty-seven. Dr. Yellowly was one of the most active among those who established the Medico-Chirurgical Society, in the welfare of which he continued to take a warm interest to the last. He was a person of considerable scientific attainments, an accomplished chemist, and a sound practitioner. He was a fellow of the Royal and of the Geological Societies, and the author of—
Remarks on the Tendency to Calculous Diseases, with Observations on the Nature of Urinary Concretions; and an Analysis of a large part of the Collection belonging to the Norwich and Norfolk Hospital. 4to. Lond. 1829.
"Sequel" to the above. 4to. Lond. 1830.
Observations on the Arrangements connected with the Relief of the Sick Poor, in a Letter to Lord John Russell. 8vo. Lond. 1837.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 471)

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