Record

Authorised form of nameGunning; John (- 1798)
Dates - 1798
Place of deathBath, Somerset
Date of death14 February 1798
OccupationSurgeon
ActivityCareer:
Assistant Surgeon to St George's Hospital (1760-1765) and full Surgeon (1765-1798); elected Steward of Anatomy by the Surgeons Company, but paid the fine rather than serve (1773); was in strong opposition to John Hunter (FRS 1767), and during a dispute between them and others at St George's Hospital, Hunter fell dead; Surgeon General to the Army (after the death of John Hunter)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election25/04/1782
RelationshipsUncle of John Gunning (Ballotted for and rejected 1808)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA2733
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1775/20Gunning, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
EC/1782/03Gunning, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView