- L. A. F. Davidson
Greenhill, Thomas (fl. 1698–1732), surgeon and author, was the son of William Greenhill (d. 1681) of Greenhill, in Harrow, Middlesex, counsellor-at-law and secretary to General Monck, and Elizabeth, daughter of John Jones, of London. Most of the basic details of his life are a matter for conjecture. Essential parish papers have been mutilated, so his birth date remains obscure, but he was probably not born in 1681 as has been suggested. Papers concerning his family shed no direct light on his education, practice, family, or death. He lived in ...