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Croft, John McGrigor (1822–1886)

CROFT.—January 1, 1886, at his residence, Mandaren Villa, 15, Abbey-road, St John's Wood, London, suddenly, aged 62, John McGregor [McGrigor] Croft, M.D., M.R.C.P. of London, member of Council Institute of Inventions, London, formerly staff-surgeon to her Majesty's Ceylon Rifles, and Captain Commandant 1st Middlesex Artillery Volunteers; eldest son of the late Dr. Jonathan Croft.

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Walmer, Kent, England


1 January, 1886 (aged ~ 64)
London, Middlesex, England

Cause of Death

heart disease

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