Authorised form of nameGregory; John (1724 - 1773); Physician
Dates1724 - 1773
Dates and placesBirth:
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland (03 June 1724)
09 February 1773
King's College, Aberdeen. MD (1746)
Professor of Philosophy, Aberdeen, but gave up office and set up in private practice first in Aberdeen, then in London; returned to Aberdeen to succeed his brother, James Gregory (1707-1755) as Professor of Medicine (1756-1766); Professor of Medicine, Edinburgh; first Physician to the King in Scotland
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
RelationshipsSon of James Gregory, Professor of Medicine, King's College, Aberdeen; grandson of James Gregory (FRS 1668); David Gregory (FRS 1692) was his grandfather's nephew
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
William P D Wightman, 'Aberdeen University and the Royal Society' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 145-158
Royal Society codeNA2877
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1756/10Gregory, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001778Gregory, Johnnd
IM/001777Gregory, Johnnd
CB/1/4/67Letter from Jo Gregory, Edinburgh to Charles Blagden, Physician in Gloucester12 October 1769
MM/2/28Draft Letter from Joseph Banks, for the Duke of Bedford's Statue Committee, Soho Square, to John Gregory25 April 1803
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