Authorised form of nameGunning; John (- 1798)
Dates - 1798
Place of deathBath, Somerset
Date of death14 February 1798
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)
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
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