M’Neil, John


Student United College 1807-1808 Gk. Jun.; Lat. Jun. 1808-1809 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Log.; Math. Jun. 1809-1810 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. Prov.; Ethics. (Secondar).

LL.D. 11.2.1854.


Born 13.8.1795 3rd son of John M’Neil of Colonsay and Hester M’Neil.


Also at Edinburgh University - M.D. 1814. L.R.C.S.E. 5.4.1814.

Assistant surgeon Indian Medical Service, Bombay [now Mumbai, India] 1816. Surgeon 1824. Retired 1836. Envoy and minister plenipotentiary to the Shah at Teheran. Chairman Board of Supervision Scottish Poor Law Act 1845-1878. Privy councillor 1857. [Doctor]

Publications. G.C.B. [Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath]1839. F.R.S. 1838. F.R.S.E. 1840.


Died at Cannes [France] 17.5.1883.


  • D.G. Crawford, Roll of the Indian Medical Service, 1615-1930 (London, 1930) Bo 418
  • DNB
  • Memoir