Suffolk Medical Biographies  by David van Zwanenberg, Editor, E. E. Cockayne

Profile for Sewell, John Jessup
Surname Sewell Place of Practice Leiston
Forenames John Jessup Century 19th
Gender Male Degrees / Diplomas
Year of Birth 1811 Apprenticeship with Samuel Haward of Halesworth
Year of Death Further Prof Study
Status Surgeon    
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)


(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.