Rennie/[Renny], George


M.D. 27.8.1793 on testimonials signed by M. Quin, Physician General and Stephen Dickson, State Physician, Dublin.


Born 18.8.1757 son of John Renny, W.S. [Writer to the Signet], Falkirk and Jean Glasgow. [Lawyer]


Probably studied Edinburgh University - medical student 1773-1775.

Surgeon 67th Foot Regiment 1780. Royal Hospital Kilmauhuan 1784. Director General Irish Army Medical Board 1795. Retired on half pay 1847. [Doctor]

Took an active part in obtaining Royal charter for College of Surgeons of Ireland. P.R.C.S.I.


Died 11.11.1848.


  • C. Cameron, History of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. 2nd ed. (Dublin, 1916) p318
  • W. Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917) 938