Jackson, John Hughlings


M.D. 28.9.1860 by examination.


Born 4.4.1835 son of Samuel Jackson, yeoman farmer, Green Hamerton near Knaresborough, Yorkshire and Sarah Hughlings.


Apprentice to Dr W. C. Anderson, York.

Studied York and St Bartholomew’s hospital.

M.R.C.S.Eng. 1856. L.S.A. 1856. F.R.C.P.L. 1868.

F.R.S. 1878. Hon. F.R.C.P.I. Hon.LL.D. Glasgow. Hon. D.Sc. Leeds. Hon. M.D. Bologna.

Laid foundations of modern neurology. Greatest clinician of the nineteenth century in this country. [Doctor]


Remarks on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the brain.[Reprinted for the author from the British Medical Journal, July 14 & 21, 1888.] ([London]: British Medical Association, 1888).


Died 7.10.1911.


  • Lancet 1911 i 1103 (portrait)
  • BMJ 1911 ii 950
  • DNB
  • Munk's Roll iv 161
  • J. H. Jackson, Neurology, 1925