Cook, John

Education

M.A. and M.D. 12.9.1750.

Birth/childhood

Born 1712 near Lanark.

Career

F.F.P.S.G. 1756.

Chief surgeon to the Russian Imperial Army, then practised in Hamilton. [Doctor]

Purchased estate of Allanshaw in 1759. [Landowner]

Published on his travels in Russia in 1770.

Voyages and Travels through the Russian Empire... (2 vols.) Vol. 2. (Edinburgh: Printed for the author, 1770)

Death

Died 25.10.1790 aged 78.

Sources

  • Duncan, Memorials FPSG
  • Scots Magazine 1804 886
  • Monumental inscription, Hamilton Old b.g.
  • Inf. from W. Wallace 26.9.1970
  • A. L. Fullerton, Descendants of John Cook, 1995