The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


People [PERS ID:571]

First NameChristopher
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameDouglas
Maiden Name
AKAof Kelso
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year) 1736
Date of death (year) 1805


A regimental surgeon until 1763, then settled in Kelso. Mentioned as providing an attached case note that is missing. He m. Pringle Home, daughter of George Home, 6th of Bassendean. His sons were a naval officer, a physician and a WS.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 35Case of Mrs Bower who is suffering from a pain in the side and costiveness during pregnancy.
2Case 358Case of John Rogers who describes his own case as 'melancholy'', but enclosed details untraced.
3Case 407Case of Mr Richardson, examined on the road to Kelso, who has a disordered stomach.
4Case 430Case of 'an extraordinary Cure performed by the use of Clivers otherwise Goose Grass' communciated to Cullen by Mrs Baillie of Mellerstain, through other parties.
5Case 470Case of Mr John Hunter who is being advised over a discharge on his leg and for dropsy jointly by Cullen and Dr Monro.
6Case 940Case of Mr Archibald who is in a dangerous condition with blood-spitting, cough and fever.
7Case 1146The Case of Mr Pringle who is starting to recover from a bilious complaint.
8Case 1840Case of Mr Wilkie who has recently developed a chest complaint marked by a cough, fever, breathlessness and spitting blood.
9Case 2097Case of A. Pringle, a young boy who, since being very scared by his nurse telling him a tale of the devil when he was ten, barely speaks and behaves oddly, as reported by William Elliot. Described as a case of 'fatuity'.