President of the Nottingham Medico-
Medical Directory 1915
Adam Fulton, after a successful student career in Belfast, qualified as M.B., B.Ch., B.O.A., and settled near Nottingham, where he built up a large colliery and industrial practice. He joined the British Medical Association in 1904, and in 1910 came to the Annual Meeting in London as Representative of Nottingham. He continued as a Representative until 1914, was a member of the Council from 1913 to 1920, and a very active member of many committees. In 1920 he accepted an invitation to become a Divisional Medical Officer of the Ministry of Health, and was thus lost to active Association work though always keeping up his membership and his interest in its work.
In a tribute a former colleague wrote:-
Since his retirement he had lived in Harrogate, where he continued in a private way to make himself useful to his profession and his neighbours. The older members of the profession who knew Fulton would, I am sure, agree with me that it was a privilege to know and work with a man who had such a great fund of common sense and good humour. He was always listened to with great respect in any committee in which he took part. Fulton had no family, but no notice of his career which is more formal would be complete if it did not mention that he often said but for his wife's interest in his medico-
B.M.J., October 9th, 1943, pages 467/8