John Keats on Thursday 25th July 1816

On this day John Keats qualifies as an Apothecary:

” July 25th 1816.
Mr John Keats of full age─ Candidate for
a Certificate to practise as an Apothecary in the Country.

An Apprentice to Mr Thomas Hammond of Edmonton
Apothecary for 5 Years.
Testimonial from Mr Thos Hammond.

2 Courses on Anatomy and Physiology.
2 ———  Theory and Practice of Medicine.
2 ———  Chemistry.
1 ———  Material Medica.

6 Months at Guys’s & St Thomas’s

Examined by Mr Brande & approved.”

From the Register of Apothecaries’ Hall, pictured in Robert Woof & Stephen Hebron John Keats (Grasmere: The Wordsworth Trust, 1995) p 60

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