John Hunter, of Long Calderwood, East Kilbride
- Sources yet to be consulted:
The Hunter home,
at Long Calderwood,
See street view
This became a museum, the
Hunter House Museum
(though is now closed).
, born 1663,
of Long Calderwood, East Kilbride
just SE of Glasgow,
mar Agnes Paul,
died 30th Oct 1741, age 78 yrs,
- Dr. William Hunter,
the pioneer anatomist and obstetrician,
born 23rd May 1718, Long Calderwood,
a founding father of obstetrics,
died 30th Mar 1783, age 64 yrs,
bur St.James' church,
His collection of specimens became the
University of Glasgow,
the oldest public museum in Scotland.
His collection of books and coins became the
at the University of Glasgow.
- Dr. John Hunter,
the pioneer anatomist and surgeon,
born 1728, Long Calderwood,
the "founder of scientific surgery",
pioneering research on the circulation of the blood,
acquired the body of the giant
Charles Byrne 1783,
died 1793, age 65 yrs,
bur St Martin in the Fields, London,
remains removed 1859 to Westminster Abbey.
His collection became the
Royal College of Surgeons of England, London.
Dr. William Hunter.
See other version
Dr. John Hunter.
- Apparently descended from Dr. John Hunter:
- John Hunter Padel, born 1913,
psychoanalyst and classicist,
mar Hilda Horatio Barlow
[descendant of Charles Darwin,
descendant of Edward III,
by Ed Mann],
- Ruth Padel, born 1946, poet.
- Oliver Padel, born 1948, Cornish and Welsh historian.