Born 1806 Son of Thomas Sewell of Lexden. (2) 1830 to 1835 Apprenticed to Samuel Haward of Halesworth. (2) Dec. 1831 Took over Mr S Garrod's practice in Leiston. (4) Nov. 1841 Did an amputation through the shoulder joint on a patient injured at Garrett's Factory at Leiston - assisted by Mr Bell. (4)
1841 Census John Sewell, surgeon, age 30 Susan, wife, age 30 Emma, dau., age 9 Frederick, son, age 5 Mary, dau., age 4 (12A)
References (2) Society of Apothecaries, Records of the Court of Examiners 1815-58, Guildhall Library, London. (4) Ipswich Journal or Weekly Mercury. Weekly local newspaper published from 1720-a few issues missing. (12) Census, County of Suffolk 1841-1881, Suffolk Record Office. Microfilm. 1841- A, 1851- B, 1861-C, 1871-D.