M’Neil, James


Student United College 1783-1784 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1784-1785 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Log. (Secondar).

M.A. and M.D. 22.4.1797 on testimonial signed by Andrew Dalzel.


Perhaps 3rd son of Alexander McNeil of Oransay.


Also at Edinburgh University 1785-1789. Apprenticed to Thomas Wood, Edinburgh.

Hospital mate 1793. Surgeon 56th Foot 1793. Assistant Inspector of hospitals Surinam 1800. Half pay 1803. Full pay 1803. Last appears on Army List 1805. Deputy Inspector of hospitals. [Doctor]


Died as Deputy Inspector of hospitals 9.11.1806.


  • W. Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917) 1165
  • Scots Magazine 1806 p727