Plenderleath, John


M.D. 4.6.1808 on testimonials signed by Andrew Wardrop M.D. and John Charles Ogilvie M.D., Edinburgh.


Born 1780 3rd son of Major John Plenderleath, Gayfield Place, Edinburgh. [Soldier]


Apprenticed 29.11.1799 to James Russell of Bell, Wardrop and Russell.

Studied Edinburgh University - medical student 1797-1801.

Diploma R.C.S.E. [dip. R.C.S.E] 2.6.1801.

Assistant surgeon 3rd Foot guards 1801 etc. [Doctor]


Died in Portugal 18.7.1811.


  • P.J. Wallis and R.V. Wallis, Eighteenth Century Medics (Newcastle, 1988)
  • Reg. Edin. Appr.
  • Scots Magazine 1811 p637
  • W. Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917) 2117
  • Munk's Roll iii 79