Lives of the fellows

Thomas Christie

b.1773 d.11 October 1829
MD Aberd(1809) LRCP(1810)

Thomas Christie, M.D., was born at Carnwath, in the county of Lanark, and educated at Aberdeen. He went to the East, and attained to the rank of medical superintendent-general in Ceylon. Returning, after much service, to England, he graduated doctor of medicine at Marischal college, Aberdeen, 24th June, 1809, and on the 22nd December, 1810, was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians, when he settled at Cheltenham. In 1813 he was honoured by the appointment of physician extraordinary to the Prince Regent. Dr. Christie died at Cheltenham 11th October, 1829, aged fifty-six.

He was the author of-
An Account of the Ravages committed in Ceylon by Small-pox previously to the Introduction of Vaccination: with a Statement of the Circumstances attending the Introduction, Progress, and Success of Vaccine Inoculation in that Island. 8vo. Lond. 1811.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 96)

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