Ferguson, William


M.D. 21.3.1812 on testimonials signed by William Farquharson M.D. and James Hamilton Jun. M.D.


Born 19.6.1773 son of James Ferguson, Ayr and Margaret Hutchison.


Served apprenticeship to James Russell, surgeon, Edinburgh.

Studied Edinburgh and London.

L.R.C.P.E. 5.5.1812. F.R.C.P.E. 4.8.1812.

Surgeon 90th Foot 1794 etc. Inspector General of Hospitals for British Forces in Portugal 1813. Retired on half pay 1817. Practised at Windsor and Surgeon to H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester. [Doctor]


Died 2.1.1847.


  • W. Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917) 1263
  • P.J. Wallis and R.V. Wallis, Eighteenth Century Medics (Newcastle, 1988)
  • Medical Times 13, 302