van Millingen, John Gideon


M.D. 25.4.1812 on testimonials signed by H. Harvey M.D., Dublin and Mathew Poole M.D., Waterford.


Born 8.9.1782 son of a Dutch merchant.


Lived in Paris during and after the French Revolution and studied medicine there. [Medical student]

Assistant surgeon Army Medical Service 97th Foot 1802. Retired on half pay 1823. [Doctor]

Resident Physician, Lunatic Asylum, Hanwell.

Publications - novel, plays, medical works. [Playwright, novelist]

Ladies at home; or, gentlemen, we can do without you: a female interlude, in one Act. (New York: Samuel French, 1878) [originally 1819]

The history of duelling. Vol. 1 (of 2 vols.) (London: R. Bentley, 1841)

Curiosities of medical experience. (Philadelphia: Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell, 1838)


Died 1862.


  • W. Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917) 2145
  • DNB