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Authorised form of nameWoolhouse; John Thomas (c 1650 - 1734); oculist
SurnameWoolhouse
ForenamesJohn Thomas
Datesc 1650 - 1734
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
c 1650
Death:
England (15 January 1734)
ActivityProfession:
Oculist
Career:
Travelled through Europe to learn various ways of treating diseases of the eye; Groom of the Chamber and Oculist to James II; followed James into exile in France (1688); Surgeon to the Hospice des Quinze-Vingts, Paris; had a large practice in Paris; returned to England, where he practised little
Memberships:
Berlin Academy; Noble Institute of Bologna [?Istituto delle Scienze e Arti]; Academia Curiosorum Naturae
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/11/1721
RelationshipsCame from a family of oculists
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Hirsch
References:
Gentleman's Magazine 1734, p50 (obituary)
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/47114781
Royal Society codeNA3698
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/W3/122John Woolhouse to William Ruttynd
EL/W3/97John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to Mr Moivre4 November 1712
EL/C2/77Castel to Woolhouse1728
EL/W3/111John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin28 April 1725
EL/W3/103John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin9 September 1723
EL/W3/109John Woolhouse to James Jurin27 May 1724
EL/W3/108John Woolhouse to James Jurin26 April 1724
EL/W3/115Letter from John Woolhouse, dated at Paris9 April 1726
EL/W3/102John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin11 August 1723
EL/W3/100John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin8 July 1723
EL/W3/105John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin1723
EL/W3/99John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin1723
EL/W3/118John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin10 September 1726
EL/W3/112Letter from John Woolhouse, dated at Paris27 September 1725
EL/W3/117John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin18 May 1726
EL/W3/116John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin14 May 1726
EL/W3/110John Woolhouse to James Jurin19 June 1724
EL/W3/106John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin28 January 1724
EL/R2/14William Rutty to Mr Woolhouse20 January 1728
EL/W3/120John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to William Rutty22 March 1728
EL/W3/121John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to William Rutty7 May 1729
EL/W3/119John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin26 July 1727
EL/W3/113John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin15 October 1725
EL/W3/101John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin30 July 1723
EL/W3/104John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin20 October 1723
EL/W3/98John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin24 January 1721
EL/W3/107John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin1734
EL/W3/114John Woolhouse, dated at Paris, to James Jurin21 March 1726
CLP/12ii/45Letter, concerning epilepsy and cataracts from Waltheri Curiosi Rhaeti to [John Thomas] Woolhouse[1727]
LBO/18/32Copy letter from John Thomas Woolhouse, Paris, to James Jurin27 May 1724
LBO/18/34Copy letter from John Woolhouse, Paris, to James Jurin19 June 1724
LBO/18/6Copy letter from John Woolhouse, Paris, to James Jurin28 January 1724
LBO/18/75Copy letter from John Woolhouse, Paris28 April 1725
LBO/18/98Copy letter from John Woolhouse, Paris27 September 1725
LBO/16/7Copy of a letter from John Woolhouse, Paris, to Abraham Moivre 4 November 1712
LBO/19/68Copy letter from John Thomas Woolhouse, Paris, to Willliam Rutty22 March 1728
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