The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


People [PERS ID:1586]

First NameJohn
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameCampbell
Maiden Name
AKAof Wellwood
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year) 1730
Date of death (year) 1789


Physician in Ayr. Treats the Earl of Cassilis, Lady Mary Lindsay, and performs autopsy on Alexander Montgomerie of Coilsfield. He had lost his estate in the 1772 Ayr Bank Crash. An acquaintance of James Boswell.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 3Case of Earl Cassillis, who is fevered, weak and in a state of terminal decline; eventually includes a post-mortem report.
2Case 1137Case of John, Lord Dunlop of Dunlop, who develops a bladder disorder then a severe flux and becomes very weak and despairing.
3Case 1624Case of Mr Alexander Montgomery of Coylesfield who Cullen believes has passed some gallstones and is jaundiced; upon his death in 1784 there is a postmortem examination.
4Case 1746Case of Lady Mary Lindsay, who has a kidney and urinary disorder, as reported by Dr John Campbell.
5Case 2281Case of Rachel Dunlop whose stomach pains and breathlessness are attributed to weak nerves.
6Case 2297Case of Mr D. Ferguson who is afflicted with a cough.