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


People [PERS ID:623]

First NameGavin
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameFullarton
Maiden Name
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year)
Date of death (year) 1795


Prominent Greenock surgeon who married Anne Dunlop (1744-1796), the youngest daughter of Alexander Dunlop, professor of Greek at the University of Glasgow.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 44Case of Mrs Tucker with hydropic swellings.
2Case 64Case of Miss Forbes with a 'white swelling' of her knee.
3Case 67Case of Mrs Morison (Morrison), diagnosed with a 'uterine' weakness.
4Case 345Case of Mr Turner's daughter reported as having 'a Haemoptoe preceeded by and accompanied with a fixed pain about the middle of the sternum' and who is now dying of advanced consumption.
5Case 426Case of nine children inoculated against small-pox by Greenock surgeon Gavin Fullarton.
6Case 449Case of an unnamed female patient 'afflicted with Rheumatic pains in different parts of her Body'.
7Case 1016Case of the son of Alexander McDonald who, like his father, has had venereal infections, possibly passed to his wife, and has now had a stroke. His wife is Case 1017.
8Case 1017Case of the wife of Mr Macdonald (Case 1016), who is showing signs of a venereal infection contracted from her husband (Case 1016).
9Case 1273Case of Samuel Crawford [Craufurd] who has a 'tendency to consumption'.
10Case 1318Case of Alexander Macdonald [McDonald] who suffers from gonorrhoea.
11Case 1371Case of Mr Campbell at Greenock who has a persistent venereal infection.
12Case 1414Case of the surgeon Gavin Fullarton who seeks advice on his own very painful rectal complaint.
13Case 1504Case of Mrs Campbell at Greenock who is takes a liniment, balsamic and electuary for a range of symptoms, including a discharge and back pains.
14Case 1760Case of Mrs Donald who has a stomach disorder attributed to 'an obstruction at the lower orifice' of her stomach.
15Case 1834Case of 'little John Hamilton', also known familiarly as Master ' Jackie' or 'Jackey', the infant son of John Hamilton-Dundas of Westburn. The boy suffers from 'eruptions' or 'tumours' resembling smallpox, which recur on his feet.
16Case 2131Case of Mr Scot who is troubled with a hearing problem.
17Case 2542Case of [Catherine or Elizabeth] Shaw who is under the care of Gavin Fullerton at Greenock for menstrual problems.