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


People [PERS ID:2842]

First NameJohn
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameMcFarquhar
Maiden Name
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year)
Date of death (year)


Practitioner at Tain, Balnagown.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 1352Case of Captain Ross, a young soldier, who caught a venereal infection when in America - which was treated - but who after recently attending a recent review at Ford George has started to display signs of a severe mental disorder.
2Case 1778Case of Miss Henrietta Ross, aged thirteen, who 'became indolent and discovered an inclination to ly upon her Bed and afterwards began to complain of pain in the right side a little below the Breast' (includes some poor copies).
3Case 1784Case of Miss Mary Baillie at Dunrobin Castle, aged thirteen, who becomes very unwell after passing some worms. Cullen subsequently declares her case 'hysteric'.
4Case 2027Case of Miss Ross of Gladfield, who has a cough and other long-standing symptoms.
5Case 2076Case of Mr Hugh Munro of Achanie, who is suspected of having liver disease.
6Case 2334 Case of Sir John Ross, an elderly gentleman with a complex history of gout, a cough and a palsy prompted by the news that his son had lost a hand in an accident.
7Case 2477Case of the elderly wife of Mr John Farquar {Farquharson], who has a nose-bleed.