Elder, Thomas


Student United College 1759-1762 b,s,t. (Secondar). Ramsay bursar, 1760.

Student St Mary’s College 1763-1764.

M.D. 22.4.1786 on testimonials signed by Andrew Duncan M.D. and Charles Webster, Edinburgh.


[Thomas Edward is a mistake for this man.]

Also at Edinburgh University - medical student 1784-1786.

About to go to America at graduation.

Perhaps the Thomas Elder who was a doctor in St Thomas parish, South Carolina in 1773.


Died Philadelphia [U.S.A.] 18.5.1813.


  • UYUC110
  • UYUY452/7/143, 9/39
  • J. I. Waring, History of Medicine in South Carolina p390