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


People [PERS ID:108]

First NameColin
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameDrummond
Maiden Name
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year) 1729
Date of death (year) 1801


A son of Provost George Drummond of Edinburgh, by his second marriage. Practised in Bristol. Formerly Treasurer and Physician to Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh. Married Margaret Bothwell, heiress of Glencorse. RCPE member. Was in Naples c. 1776 and met with James Murray of Broughton.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 560Case of Mr James Brown whose disorder of his 'breast' is mending but has a 'glimmering' in his eye and is given a regimen.
2Case 713Case of Miss Hearcy Fullarton who spits blood and has a pain in her side from a lung condition.
3Case 779Case of Captain James Maxwell of Faskally who has a chest complaint for which he takes a course of goat whey.
4Case 974Case of James Murray who has a recurring pimply and itchy skin eruption.
5Case 1167Case of Mrs Ogilvie who has a cough and chest complaint.
6Case 1380Case of Miss Ross whose illness is attributed to an internal glandular 'obstruction'.
7Case 1743Case of Miss Laurie who is poorly with a feverish cough, especially at night, and a menstrual irregularity.