GARRET, ?James


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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'GARRET, ?James', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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Primary occupationmedical apothecary (Apothecary)
Period of medical practice1591-1636
AddressCrutched Friars 1608. ??Southwark 1619.
Other notesTrouble 1601 1608 1609 1617; James G trouble 1626. ?All=James G (son of James) Dutch apothecary?

Known London address

Crutched Friars
ParishSt Olave Hart Street
WardTower (Street)
Southwark (??)
WardBridge Without

Censorial hearings

31 July 1601
EntryG, an apothecary, denied practising medicine, but admitted that he had given as a purgative 'a recipe which had once been prescribed by a doctor and which had been filed away with others in his house'.
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
1 July 1608
EntryRichard Foster, shoemaker, said that G of Crutched Friars had agreed to cure Mrs Prat for £7 7s., received the money, and then done nothing. The Beadle was ordered to summon G to the next meeting.
Initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned.
Number of crimes1
3 Nov 1609
EntryG failed to appear.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenFailed to appear.
Verdictcase not completed
14 April 1617
EntryCollege to investigate G.
Action takenTo be investigated.
Verdictcase not completed
4 Aug 1626
EntryJohn BAINES (qv), apothecary, confessed that he had sold [bad] mithridate to Thomas MILLER (qv), but said he had bought it from Garret, who had guaranteed it.
Action taken?
17 Oct 1631
EntryMentioned as the one-time master of CLAPHAM (qv).

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