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


People [PERS ID:929]

First NameThomas
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameYorstoun
Maiden Name
AKAYerstoun, Yorstown, Yorkston
OccupationPhysician and Chamberlain to William, 4th Duke of Queensberry
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year) 1749
Date of death (year) 1810


Lived at Waterside, Drumlanrig. Son of Rev. Peter Yorstoun (Person ID: 928) and Agnes Ewart. Factor on the Queensberry Estate. His widow (and first cousin) Katherine Ewart died in 1821.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 333Case of Mr Kennedy whose disease Cullen considers to be 'entirely epileptic'.
2Case 710Case of the Reverend Peter Yorstoun who has piles and related complaints.
3Case 923Case of the son of Walter Riddell, who has a biliary disorder, possibly a stone.
4Case 1162Case of Miss Welsh who has a tumour.
5Case 1258Case of the Rev. Mr Aitken who has a weak chest.
6Case 1461Case of Mr Peter Harkness who is advised on regimen including asses milk.
7Case 2512Case of the nephew of Walter Riddell, possibly Mr Kennedy.