Bell, Oswald Home


Student United College 1850-1851 Chem. 1851-1852 Math. 2; Log.; Chem.

Chandos Professor of Medicine 3.11.1863 - 24.6.1875 (died).


Born Musselburgh 12.8.1835 son of Col. Oswald Bell, Madras Artillery and Jane Stirling. [Soldier]


Asst. surgeon Staff [Assistant surgeon], Army Medical Service 1857. Resigned 1858. Practised at St Andrews in partnership with Dr John Adamson from 1858. May have acted as assistant to Professor Day 1862. [Doctor]

Chandos Professor of Medicine 3.11.1863 - 24.6.1875 (died). [St Andrews University] [University professor]

Photographed by Dr John Adamson. See 'John Adamson's Dog, Blanche (with Dr Oswald Home Bell, 1835-1875, in the background),' 178.26

No publications found.


[Died 24.6.1875.]


  • W. Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917) 5604
  • UYUC560:28.10.1862
  • Lancet 1875 ii 37
  • Cal. Med. Jnl, July 1898 301-5 - extracts from diary