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


People [PERS ID:80]

First NameMary
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NamePeareth
Maiden Name
AKAPearith, Peariths
Medical Professional?Non Medical Professional


Birth (year) 1747
Date of death (year)


Unusual surname suggests she is almost certainly the Mary Peareth who was the daughter of William Peareth, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 52Case of Miss Mary Peareth who has a painful bladder condition.
2Case 53Case of Miss Barbara Peareth who is thought to have an internal abdominal tumour.
3Case 54Case of Miss H. Peareth whose bowel disorder proves to be worms.
4Case 55Case of Miss Harrison who is scorbutic.
5Case 193Case of Miss Mary Clutterbuck whose cough and other breathing problems are diagnosed as signs of 'hysteria'.
6Case 691Case of Miss Furie (Furye) who has a weak chest and who is given general advice on sustaining her health over the winter. She first consulted Cullen about four years earlier (c. 1772), but no evidence traced.
7Case 747Case of Mr Ralph Bates who has rheumatic pains and a liver and bowel complaint which proves fatal.
8Case 784Case of Miss Frances Simpson who is treated for an overian tumour under the immediate care of the surgeon Richard Lambert.
9Case 1195Case of Mrs Stephenson (Stevenson) who has a sore throat, breathing and other chronic complaints.
10Case 1572Case of Miss Ellison who suffers from a number of conditions including costiveness, a nervous complaint in her head and an inflamed eye.
11Case 1657Case of Mr Ingham, the Newcastle surgeon, who has a weakness of his lung considered temporary.
12Case 2084Case of Miss Elizabeth Harrison who is delicate with 'weak nerves'.