Jameson/[Jamison], John


M.D. 14.3.1808 by examination - certificate of examination signed by James Playfair, James Flint and John Cook. Testimonial signed by Alexander Monro Jnr.


Born 1776 at Carrickfergus son of Thomas Jamison, surgeon, Royal Navy and Rebecca [ ]. [Doctor]


Studied Edinburgh University - medical student 1803-1804.

Surgeon Royal Navy. Physician to the Fleet 1807. Knighted in 1813 and was also Knight of the order of Vasa. Settled in Australia in 1814 and took a prominent part in public affairs. [Doctor]


Died at his villa near Sydney, N.S.W. [New South Wales, Australia] 29.6.1844.


  • United Service Journal1845 i 318
  • Aust. Encyc.
  • Australian Dictionary of Biography