John Buckley Bradbury

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John Buckley Bradbury in 1899

John Buckley Bradbury FRSE FRCP (27 February 1841 – 4 June 1930) was a medical doctor and Downing Professor of Medicine, Cambridge University; the Downing Professorship of Medicine was one of the senior professorships in medicine at the University of Cambridge. The chair was founded in 1800 as a bequest of Sir George Downing, the founder of Downing College, Cambridge. The original electors were the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Archbishop of York, and the masters of the colleges of Clare, St John's and Downing. The chair was discontinued on his death in 1930.

He is buried in the Parish of the Ascension Burial Ground in Cambridge, with his wife Jane Bradbury.

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  • ‘BRADBURY, John Buckley’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 7 March 2013
  • "John Buckley Bradbury, M.A., M.D., F.R.C.P". BMJ 1 (3623): 1113–1112. 1930. doi:10.1136/bmj.1.3623.1113-a.  edit