Hall, Robert


M.D. 30.7.1782 by examination by James Flint and testimonials signed by Charles Webster M.D. and Andrew Duncan M.D.


Born c.1763. A descendant of the Border family of Hall of Newbiggin and great grandson of Henry Hall of Haughhead, the Covenanter. Possibly born Jedburgh.


Studied Edinburgh University - medical student 1780-1781.

Of Newcastle at graduation.

Assistant surgeon Army Medical Service, staff 1814. Surgeon staff 1816. Retired on half pay 1817. [Doctor]


Died at Chelsea March, 1824.


  • P.J. Wallis and R.V. Wallis, Eighteenth Century Medics (Newcastle, 1988)
  • W. Johnston, Roll of commissioned officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917)
  • Dundee Advertiser 18.3.1824
  • Ann. Reg. 1846 p300 - death of widow