Douglas, Alexander


Student United College 1751-1754. (Secondar).

M.A. and M.D. 11.7.1760 by examination.

Candidate for Chandos Chair 1764.


Born at Ardit 1738 2nd son of Sir Robert Douglas Bt. [Baronet], author of Peerage of Scotland and Margaret MacDonald.


Also studied Edinburgh and Leyden Universities [Edinburgh University, Leiden University] and London.

L.R.C.P.L. 1796. F.R.C.P.E. 1796.

Practised in Dundee and founded with others, Dundee Royal Infirmary in 1798. [Doctor]

Succeeded his father as Baronet of Glenbervie.


Died 28.12.1812.


  • R. W. Innes Smith, English speaking students of medicine at the University of Leyden (Edinburgh, 1932)
  • Monumental inscription, Dundee Howff
  • Edinburgh Medical Journal 56 1949 287