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


People [PERS ID:5026]

First NameRobert
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameDeans
Maiden Name
AKAof Crailing
OccupationMinister (Church of Scotland)
Medical Professional?Unknown


Birth (year) 1725
Date of death (year) 1788


Gravestone in Crailing cemetery inscribed "To the memory of the Revd. Mr. ROBERT DEANS late Minister of the Gospel at Crailing who died 13.12.1788 in the 33rd year of his ministry". Son of Alexander Deans (d. 1725), minister of Birse, Aberdeenshire. Licensed by Presbytery of Irvine 1750; Minister of Crailing from 1756. He m. Elizabeth Smith (ID 5027) in 1765. See Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae, vol. 2, p. 108.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 1121Case of Elizabeth, wife of Rev. Robert Deans of Crailing, who has a chronic sore throat from 1779, and later suffers respiratory ailments.
2Case 1122Case of the Reverend Mr Robert Deans of Crailing who displays very serious symptoms of delirium which presage his death on 13 December 1788, just two days after Cullen's reply.
3Case 2561Case of the Reverend Mr Robert Deans of Crailing who in 1779 has had a bad throat since breathing in foul breath.