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Thomas Wallace McDonald
Family Name: McDonald  Variant Spellings:  
Given Names: Thomas Wallace
DOB 1804
DOD 1 April 1884 
Place of Birth:
Place of Death: Teignmouth, England 
Age at Death: 80
Qualifications: MRCS 1824
FRCS 1844
Speciality: Naval surgeon 
Other Occupations:
Voyages: "Hindostan" from England arr. Hobart Town 11 September 1839
  • "Lord Lyndoch" from Plymouth arr. Hobart 5 February 1841
  • Came out as: Surgeon on convict ship 
    Date Settled Aus:
    Date of Departure:  
    First Registered:
    Off Register:  
    Addresses: Hobart Town, VDL 1839, 1841 (shipping record)
    Positions Held: Assistant Surgeon HMS "Conflict" West Africa
  • Surgeon RN 1830
  • Surgeon HMS "Belle Isle" China Station 1844-5
  • Surgeon HMS "Hibernia" in Mediterranean 1845-8
  • Surgeon Royal Yacht "Victoria and Albert" 1848
  • Deputy Inspector General of Hospitals and Fleets 1854
  • Chief of Royal Hospital Yarmouth
  • Publications:
    References: Bateson C. Convict ships. Glasgow, 1959
  • Plarr's lives of the fellows of the Royal college of surgeons of England. 2 vols. Bristol, 1930
  • Shipping intelligence. Hobart Town Courier 13 September 1839 [T. W. McDonald Surgeon Superintendent on "Hindostan" from London]
  • Shipping intelligence. True Colonist (Hobart) 12 February 1841 [Dr. McDonald surgeon superintendent on "Lord Lyndoch" with convicts from Plymouth]
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    last updated 07-11-2016


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