|Doctor Adair Crawford
Doctor Adair Crawford
- Born: c 1748 952
- Died: 29 July 1795, Lymington, Hampshre aged 47 953
- Buried: Hardwell Church 953
A physician distinguished by his researches in chemical phyiology. Elizabeth Hamilton is mentioned as first cousin. She adopted his two girls, in the infancy when their father died, and raised them as her own.
Beneath this pillar
are deposited the remains of
Adair Crawford of London, M.D.F.R.S.
who died the 29th July 1795 aged 47;
distinguished as a Philosopher and Physician;
by talents and attainments that have rarely been equalled;
admired and beloved as a man,
for guileless simplicity of heart,
and lofty elevation of sentiment;
for a noble ardour in the cause of truth,
rendered more impressive by natural gentleness of disposition;
for unaffected deference to the worth of others;
and a modest estimation of himself;
for diligence and success in scientific research,
and for firm adherence to religious principles.
In respect to his memory,
MARQUIS OF LANSDOWNE
hath caused this monument to be erected.
Adair married someone Miss Stone.