Biographical entry Grantham, John (1801 - 1873)
MRCS Feb 21st 1823; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844; LSA 1823.
- 14 November 1873
- General surgeon
Studied at Guy's and St Thomas's Hospitals, and practised at Crayford, Kent, where he was Surgeon to the Police and Certifying Factory Surgeon. He underwent a long painful illness, over which his friends, Erasmus Wilson, Henry Smith, and John Adams, consulted together, and he died at Crayford on Nov 14th, 1873. He was a widower and was survived by three daughters. His only son, a MRCS, predeceased him.
Facts and Observations in Medicine and Surgery: with Particular Reference to Fractures, Dislocations, Gunshot Wounds, Calculus, 1844; with additional memoirs, 8vo, illustrated, London, 1849.
Additional Memoirs in Medicine and Surgery, 8vo, Dartford, 1861; also 1862; reprinted from Med Times and Gaz, 1854-61.
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Created: 15 February 2012