Lives of the fellows

James Chichester Maclaurin

b.7 December 1765 d.18 February 1804
MD Edin(1788) LRCP(1789)

James Chichester Maclaurin, M.D., was the eldest son of Robert Maclaurin, M.D., an obstetric physician in large practice, residing in the city of London, by his wife Jean, the eldest daughter of Sir James Kinlock, of Kinlock castle. He was born in London 7th December, 1765, and passed the early years of his life with his maternal aunts at Kinlock castle. At a fitting age he was placed at St. Paul’s school under Dr. Roberts, and from St. Paul’s went to Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 12th September, 1788 (D.M.I. de Fluxûs Menstrui Indole Causisque). Dr. Maclaurin was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1789, and was physician to the British Embassy at Paris at the revolution in 1790. He died at Exmouth, whither he had gone for the benefit of his health, 18th February, 1804.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 392)

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