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Forenames: James

Last name: KENNEDY

Titles and Honours: MD

Date of birth: 1785-01-01

Date of death: 1851-01-01

Date of Election: 1817-01-24

Honorary Member? No

Obituaries: Gent Mag New Ser 36 p205-6

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes


Professional papers in various medical journals and articles in the "Gentleman's Magazine". 1813, "A dissertation on the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the human tongue"; 1822, "Lecture on Asiatic cholera"; 1825, "Treatise on the management of children in health and disease"; 1831, "Examination of Waites' Anti-Phrenology".

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Bibliographer/medical writer. Visiting physician of Loughborough Dispensary. Died whilst compiling a bibliography of all medical treatises published in Great Britain before 1800, accompanied by concise biographies of their authors.

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