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


People [PERS ID:81]

First NameRichard
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameLambert
Maiden Name
OccupationSurgeon, Hospital Founder [and Anatomy Lecturer?]
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year)
Date of death (year) 1782


A surgeon active at Newcastle-upon-Tyne. In 1751 he played a part in raising a subscription to found Newcastle Infirmary. He was an associate of William Hunter and Joseph Black.

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 784Case of Miss Frances Simpson who is treated for an overian tumour under the immediate care of the surgeon Richard Lambert.
8Case 1195Case of Mrs Stephenson (Stevenson) who has a sore throat, breathing and other chronic complaints.
9Case 1382Case of Mrs Ward who has a skin 'eruption' on her face.
10Case 1657Case of Mr Ingham, the Newcastle surgeon, who has a weakness of his lung considered temporary.
11Case 2084Case of Miss Elizabeth Harrison who is delicate with 'weak nerves'.
12Case 2267Case of Mr Maxwell who has water on the breast.
13Case 2271Case of Miss Ward, a child with some kind of mental impairment.
14Case 2293Case of Mr William Bower whose long history of ill health is traced back to when he had to have his right hand amputated after a gun he was holding 'burst'.