Flint, James

Education

Professor of Medicine 6.12.1770 - 16.12.1810.

(Resigned 28.4.1804. Admitted joint professor with his son John, 16.7.1804. Election declared void 26.5.1809. Re-elected 29.7.1809)

Birth/childhood

Probably born 27.3.1732 son of James Flint of Muirhall, West Calder and Isabel Mitchell.

Career

Studied Glasgow University - M.A. & M.D. 1768.

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

1762 surgeon to fencible men in Argyll. 1769 Physician Dumbarton - church elder there. F.R.S.E. 1783. [Doctor]

Professor of Medicine 6.12.1770 - 16.12.1810. [St Andrews University] [University professor]

(Resigned 28.4.1804. Admitted joint professor with his son John, 16.7.1804. Election declared void 26.5.1809. Re-elected 29.7.1809)

[For letter from James Flint to Henry Dundas on the subject of this election see msDA816.D8/ms4485 in the manuscripts collections of the University of St Andrews Library.]

Death

Died 16.12.1810 in his 78th year.

Sources

  • Scots Magazine 1811 p78
  • St AKS 31.5.1771
  • Likeness in UYUY2361
  • Letter from gggson, Librarian's correspondence 17.9.1897
  • Alicia Towster and Mrs Davis descendants 1991