Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640 Database. Originally published by Centre for Metropolitan History, London, 2004.

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'ATTERTON, John', in Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640 Database, (London, 2004) pp. . British History Online [accessed 4 March 2024]

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Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon 20 March 1608 (Testimony of the Chirurgeons), 1616, 1638. ?Also physician 1624 (Gee)?)
Period of medical practice 1608-1648
Address Whitefriars 1616
Other notes Trouble 8 March 1616, 22 Dec 1638 (ADERTON: originally 861, NEWFELON). Popish physician (John Gee's catalogue 1624).

Known London address

Parish Whitefriars
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1616

Censorial hearings

8 March 1616
Entry A, a surgeon of Whitefriars, denied giving medicine to Sir Henry Crooke at Christmas.
Attitude of the accused denied
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
22 Dec 1638
Entry 'John Aderton practiser in Chirurgery as appeared by the Testimony of the Chirurgeons Martij 20 1608. forbidden to practise physick.'
Action taken A was forbidden to practise.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Forbidden to practise