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Robert McIntosh
Family Name: McIntosh  Variant Spellings: Macintosh 
Given Names: Robert
DOB 1817 approx.
DOD 28 October 1894 
Place of Birth:
Place of Death:  
Age at Death:
Qualifications: MRCS 1838
MD St A 1838
Other Occupations:
Spouse: Lavinia Williamson m.1844 West Maitland, NSW
Children: Son b. Peel River 1845 (SMH)
Son b. Sydney 1848 (SMH)
Another son
Voyages: Unknown voyage to Port Phillip
  • ? "Sisters" from Port Phillip arr. Sydney 31 January 1841
  • ? "Johannes Sarkies" dep. Sydney for California 14 March 1850
  • Came out as:  
    Date Settled Aus: By 1841
    Date of Departure:  
    First Registered: 1841 NSW No.178
    Off Register:  
    Addresses: Port Stephens, NSW 1841, 1842 (Guilford, medical register)
  • Tamworth, Peel's River, NSW 1845
  • Sydney, NSW 1846, 1848, 1849 (SMH)
  • Positions Held: Assistant Surgeon to the Agricultural Company, Port Stephens 1841, 1842 (Guilford, medical register)
  • Physician, Sydney Infirmary 1847 (SMH)
  • Publications:
    Notes: Registered California by 1858
  • He may have left Sydney for California on "Johannes Sarkies" in March 1850, but there is no mention of his family in the shipping record
  • He was in San Francisco with Robert Nuttall (qv) in May 1850
  • The membership list of the San Francisco Medical Society for 1850 includes a hand-written annotation stating that Robert Nuttall arrived San Francisco from Australia May 1850 with his friend Dr. Robert McIntosh
  • The note adds that Dr. McIntosh died (place illegible ? Eire) 28 October 1894
  • Acknowledgments:
    References: New South Wales Medical Board. Minutes 3 May 1841 [registration of Robert Macintosh LRCSL 7 August 1838 MD St Andrews 17 April 1838]
  • New South Wales Medical Board. List of the Legally Qualified Medical Practitioners. Sydney, 1842
  • Smart RN. List of doctors awarded the MD of the University of St. Andrews [unpublished manuscript]
  • Guilford E. Hunter Valley Directory 1841. Newcastle, 1987
  • San Francisco Medical Society. Constitution. San Francisco, 1850 [membership list includes Robert McIntosh, St. Andrews and Edinburgh (sic) 1838]
  • History of San Francisco Medical Society. California and Western Medicine 1959:51(2):109-10 [Robert McIntosh arrived 1850 son of Sir William McIntosh, a professor in the Edinburgh Medical School]
  • SMH (Sydney Morning Herald) Index of BDM
  • Shipping intelligence. Sydney Herald 2 February 1841 [Dr. M'Intosh from Port Phillip]
  • Married. Maitland Mercury 28 September 1844 [at West Maitland, Robert M'Intosh Esq MD to Lavinia Williamson]
  • Sydney Infirmary [advertisement]. Sydney Morning Herald 8 December 1846 [Dr. Mackintosh a candidate for the post of physician vacated by Dr. Fullerton]
  • Sydney Infirmary and Dispensary. Sydney Morning Herald 29 January 1848 [Dr. M'Intosh retiring leaves vacancy for a physician]
  • Births. Maitland Mercury 30 August 1848 [son born at 356 Pitt Street Sydney]
  • Notice of removal. Sydney Morning Herald 31 August 1849 [354 Pitt Street, next door to Dr. Mackintosh, Terry's Buildings]
  • Clearances. Sydney Morning Herald 15 March 1850 [Dr. McIntosh for California]
  • Medical register of the State of California. Pacific Medical and Surgical Journal 1858: 209 [lists R. Macintosh, San Francisco, RCS Edinburgh 1838]
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