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


People [PERS ID:3387]

First NameCharles
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameKeith
Maiden Name
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year)
Date of death (year) 1807


Formerly a student of Marischal College, Aberdeen. Author of 'The Farmer's Ha'', a poem in Scots. Died at Durham, 8 April 1807. Nephew of Mrs Lyell.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 909Case of John Cook of Gallowhill, who suffers from phlegm and other ailments exacerbated by excessive drinking.
2Case 1159Case of Mr James Bisset who in 1784 has recently visited Cullen regarding gout in his ankle; by 1785 he is being described by a brother as very valetudinary when about to call on Cullen again.
3Case 1481Case of Gabriel Dun(n), a poor, elderly man with jaundice.
4Case 1798Case of Dr Charles Keith whose dyspepsia and other symptoms are considered to be gouty.
5Case 1799Case of Mr Woodman who has a swollen testicle.
6Case 1803Case of Miss Cook, of the Gallowhill family, who is feared to be phthisical.
7Case 1848Case of Mrs Dorothy Riddell who has a stomach disorder which comes in 'fits'.
8Case 1886Case of Mrs Wilson, wife of a grocer, who has a cough.
9Case 1887Case of Dr Charles Keith who has a chest complain with coughing and spitting up blood.
10Case 1975Case of Mr Riddell at or near Hexham, whose complaints include pains in his hands and salivating excessively, all symptoms Cullen attributes to a 'gouty' disposition.
11Case 2224Case of Dr Keith's aunt.
12Case 2294Case of Mr Sanderson, the brother of the vicar of Morpeth, who 'has a diabetes'.
13Case 2340Case of Mrs Lyell who has a urinary disorder.
14Case 2452Case of an unnamed male patient with gout.
15Case 2481Case of Miss Riddell in Northumberland (relative of Mrs Dorothy Riddell), who may be threatened with an intermittent fever.
16Case 2499Case of Miss Marr, who has a cough and a knee ailment.
17Case 2533Case of Mr John Cooke, who suspects he has bladder stone.