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


People [PERS ID:830]

First NameRobert
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameMenzies
Maiden Name
AKAof Dura
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year)
Date of death (year) 1810


Appears to practice and reside in Fife. His death is in the Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, 11 May 1810.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 260Case of Mr David Bethune of Balfour who consulted Cullen previously over stomach complaints (See Case 34). Now also has an eye problem, head-pains, abdominal pains and increasing weakness.
2Case 422Case of Mrs Arnot of Conuchy, who is aged 80 and has a sudden illness.
3Case 555Case of Mrs Thomson of Charlton who suffers from sleeplessness and abdominal pains described as hypochondriasis. She is later suspected of having bladder stones and has a paralysis in the arm.
4Case 822Case of the Honourable Captain Frederick Maitland, whose muscular pains are treated as rheumatic. In 1786 he has become very feeble and is in danger of a stroke.
5Case 1100Case of Mr Symson of Brunton who has beathing problems and a pain in his sternum.
6Case 1263Case of Mr Anstruther who has 'movable nerves', and now has tonsillitis and fever.
7Case 1422Case of Mr Bruce of Kinloch an elderly gentleman who is emaciated with a whole range of pains, swellings and other symptoms for which he has recently been 'electrified'.
8Case 1685Case of Captain Urquhart who has frequently suffered from a flux (diarrhoea), since returning form the East Indies.
9Case 1796Case of the Reverend Mr Adam Ferguson who has skin eruptions on his arm and a painful thigh.
10Case 1817Case of Governor Charles Bell, whose condition is diagnosed as gouty and nephritic.
11Case 1912Case of Lady Leven who has a digestive and bowel disorder.
12Case 2112Case of Lady Banff who has various symptoms attributed to a 'weakness and laxity of her system'.