John Zachariah Laurence was the founder of the Royal Eye Hospital and the founder and editor of Ophthalmic Review, the first English journal devoted to ophthalmology. He qualified at University College, London, in 1854 and then specialised in general surgery.
13 Jul 1870
GRO: Sep 1870 Lawrence John Zachariah 41 Kensington 1a 108
21 Jul 1870
Balls Pond Road Jewish Cemetery
Inscription: John Zachariah LAURENCE F.R.C.S. M.B. who died on the 1[?]th July 1870 5630 in the [?]2nd year of his age.
From the Hebrew inscription:Mr. Jacob bar Shmuel died Mon 19 Tammuz buried Thurday 22 5630 age 42