Hewitt, William


M.A. and M.D. 23.4.1748 on testimonials signed by Andrew Plummer, Andrew St Clair, Alexander Monro and John Rutherford all medical professors, Edinburgh University.


Born c. 1718 son to Mr. James Hewitt, counsellor at commerce, St Petersburg.


Studied Edinburgh for 2 years c. 1742.

Matriculated at Leyden 1740 aged 22. Practised as a physician in Moscow in Empress Elizabeth’s time. [Doctor]


  • R. W. Innes Smith, English speaking students of medicine at the University of Leyden (Edinburgh, 1932)