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John Stedman

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: April 16, 1791 (78)
Immediate Family:

Son of Reverend John Steedman, Min. of The Tron, Edinburgh and Jean Kinnaird
Husband of Peggy Wellwood
Brother of Robert Stedman, luitenant-colonel; Jean or Jane Stedman and Sophia Stedman

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About John Stedman

Biographical Summary

STEDMAN (STEEDMAN), JOHN. ?-16/04/1791. Ref: 1411. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Physician.
  • Appointments Held: 1740-Surgeon to the Scots Greys; Physician in Dunfermline later Edinburgh, 1773-5 Physician to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary also Surgeon to the Merchant Maiden Hospital.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MD (Edinburgh).
  • Marital Status: Peggy Wellwood.
  • Father: Rev John Stedman of, Wester Baldridge, Fife, from 1710 Minister of the Tron Church Edinburgh, d.1713.
  • References: Anderson 3, 508; Shapin 435; S Devlin-Thorp Scotland's Cultural Heritage, 2, 1981, 82.
  • Memberships: FRCPE, FSA(Scot), Royal Medical Society (Hon. 1778).
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Edinburgh Philosophical Society: Residential.
  • Notes: Born 1710.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 876

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John Stedman's Timeline

October 21, 1712
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
October 1712
Edinburgh, Scotland
April 16, 1791
Age 78