Simpson/[Simson], James

Education

Student United College 1753-[1757]. (Secondar). M.A. 2.5.1757.

M.D. 27.10.1761 (thesis).

Professor of Medicine, St Andrews University 18.7.1764 - 30.8.1770.

Birth/childhood

Born 21.3.1740 son of Thomas Simson, Professor of Medicine, St Andrews University and Margaret Preston. [University professor]

Career

Physician Northampton General Infirmary to 1764, having previously been surgeon, Royal Navy. [Doctor]

Professor of Medicine, St Andrews University 18.7.1764 - 30.8.1770. [University professor]

Death

Died 30.8.1770.

Sources

  • UYUY452/7/130
  • Gentleman's Magazine 1770 441
  • Scots Magazine 1770 458