Woodroffe, John


M.D. 21.4.1810 on testimonials signed by William Hartigan M.D., Professor of Anatomy, Dublin, Hugh Ferguson and Samuel B. Labatt M.D. and Richard Dease M.D., Professor of Anatomy, Dublin.


Born 1785 son of John Woodroffe, merchant, Dublin.


Studied Trinity College, Dublin - B.A.

Hospital assistant surgeon for many years prior to 1819. Assistant surgeon Staff 1819 to entitle him to half pay. Retired 1819. Practised in Cork. [Doctor]


Died in Dublin 13.3.1859 aged 78.


  • W. Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917) 4022
  • Lancet 1859 i 331
  • C. Cameron, History of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. 2nd ed. (Dublin, 1916) p679