John Zephania Holwell's memorial tablet

A tablet celebrating John Zephania Holwell can be seen at Guy's Hospital in London.
The inscription reads as follows: "JOHN ZEPHANIA HOLWELL / 1711-1798 / A Student of Guy's Hospital / Surgeon-Major in the East India Company / Principal Surgeon to the Presidency of Bengal / Hero of the Siege of Calcutta / Survivor and Historian of the Black Hole / Governor of Bengal / Fellow of the Royal Society".

  • Photos by Nicoletta Ventrella (August 2019) and page layout by Jessica Casaccia ti.supmacinu|aiccasac.j#| (April 2021).
  • Locate the item on this Google Map (exact location inside the hospital unknown)

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