Pettigrew, James Bell


Professor of medicine 1.11.1875 - 30.1.1908.


Born 26.5.1834 son of Robert Pettigrew, merchant, Rosehill, Lanarkshire and Mary Bell.


Studied at Glasgow University - matriculated 1851, LL.D. 1886, and Edinburgh University - M.D. 1861.

L.R.C.P.E. 1873. F.R.S. [Doctor]

Assistant curator, Hunterian Museum, London 1862-1867. Curator, Museum of the Royal college of Surgeons, Edinburgh 1869 and lecturer there 1873-1875.

Professor of medicine 1.11.1875 - 30.1.1908. [St Andrews University] [University professor]

Publications. Pioneer of flight. [Aviator]

Married Elsie Gray or Peters or McMordie daughter of Sir W. Gray of Greatham, Durham who survived him and married Professor Musgrove and she also survived him.


Died at Swallowgate, St Andrews 30.1.1908.