Crawford, John


M.D. 4.7.1791 on testimonials signed by John Dobgilpin M.D., late physician to the Army and Matthias Gahagan M.D., Physician General to the Militia, Grenada.


Born in Northern Ireland 1739 brother of Adair Crawford M.D. of E.I.C.S. [Honourable East India Company's Service].


Studied at Trinity College, Dublin - B.A. 1760.

In E.I.C.S. [Honourable East India Company's Service] 1767 afterwards physician in Demerara. Contributed to Medical Commentaries 1793. Went to Baltimore 1796. An early exponent of vaccination in America. [Soldier, doctor]


Died or1813or 1817 at Baltimore [U.S.A.].


  • R. W. Innes Smith, English speaking students of medicine at the University of Leyden (Edinburgh, 1932)
  • P.J. Wallis and R.V. Wallis, Eighteenth Century Medics (Newcastle, 1988)