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Authorised form of nameFreke; John (1688 - 1756)
Dates1688 - 1756
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth1688
Date of death07 November 1756
Dates and placesBurial:
St Bartholomew-the-Less, London
OccupationSurgeon
ActivityEducation:
Apprenticed to Richard Blundell
Career:
Assistant Surgeon, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London (1726); Curator of the Hospital Museum; Surgeon, St Bartholomew's (1729-1755); retired on grounds of ill health
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/11/1729
RelationshipsSon of John Freke, Surgeon (died 1717); married Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Blundell, Surgeon
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
'Gentleman's Magazine' 1756, p595
Notes:
Proposed by John Martyn; Sir Hans Sloane; William Rutty
Royal Society codeNA6701
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/1/171Paper, 'On the sex of a child' by John Freke1742
L&P/2/111Paper, 'An extraordinary case of fracture of the arm' by John Freke1750
L&P/1/203Paper, 'Of ambe for reducing dislocations' by John Freke1743
L&P/1/203/1Paper, 'Of ambe for reducing dislocations' by John Freke1743
EL/F2/19Letter from John Freke1734
EL/F2/18John Freke to Hans Sloane1733
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