Douglas, Colin


M.A. and M.D. 9.7.1763 on testimonials signed by Alexander Stevenson M.D., John Gordon M.D., Glasgow also Robert Simson.


Born 1728 son of James Douglas of Mains and either 1st wife, Isobel Corbet or 2nd wife, Rebecca Wallace.


Apprentice to a Dr Gordon.

L.F.P.S.G. 1763.

Practised in Jamaica for some years then for a time Surgeon to Welsh Fusiliers. [Doctor]

Practised Glasgow. President F.P.S.G. [Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, now Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (R.C.P.S.G.)] 1766 - 1769.


Died 9.6.1769 at Bothwell Castle.


  • Gentleman's Magazine 1769 p334
  • P.J. Wallis and R.V. Wallis, Eighteenth Century Medics (Newcastle, 1988)
  • A. Duncan, Memorials of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 1599-1850 (Glasgow, 1896)