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


People [PERS ID:2833]

First NameWilliam
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameCokayne
Maiden Name
OccupationSurgeon and apothecary
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year)
Date of death (year)


Succeeded Dr Turnbull as surgeon and apothecary in Wooler, Northumberland.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 857Case of the Reverend Mr Henry Elliot of Fowberry who suffers from a bad stoamch, 'heats' and other 'nervous' symptoms which are exaccerbated by the loss of his wife.
2Case 973Case of Mrs Cockayne [Cocayne] who consults Cullen over several years regarding a painful abdominal condition.
3Case 975Case of Mr Handasyde (Handyside) who is swollen all over his body (dropsy), and who also develops a tumor and a bowel disorder.
4Case 1119Case of Miss Orde of Weetwood who has a rheumatic knee.
5Case 1675Case of Mr Prid's brother who is recovered but would benefit from a trip to Scotland to take goat whey.
6Case 2265Case of Miss Grey of Bamburgh who 'is in a dangerous way'. Cullen is sent several requests and offers of large fees to travel to Bamburgh, but he is 'indisposed'.