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John Davidson
Family Name: Davidson  Variant Spellings:  
Given Names: John
DOB 1818 approx.
DOD 31 January 1881 
Place of Birth:
Place of Death: London, England 
Age at Death: 63
Qualifications: LRCS Edinburgh 1838
MD St Andrews 1845
MRCP London 1860

Speciality: Naval surgeon 
Other Occupations:
Voyages: "Lord Auckland" from Cork arr. VDL 29 January 1853
Came out as: Surgeon on convict ship 
Date Settled Aus:
Date of Departure:  
First Registered:
Off Register:  
Addresses: Ayr, Scotland 1838 (LRCS Lists)
  • Van Diemen's Land 1853 (shipping record)
  • Ayr, Scotland 1860 (Medical Register)
  • RN Hospital Haslar, Gosport, Hampshire, England 1863, 1873 (Medical Register, Directory)
  • Kilburn, London, England 1878 (Medical Directory)
  • Positions Held: Deputy Inspector General RN 1855
  • Inspector General RN by 1873
  • Publications:
    Notes: Served RN Hospital Therapeia, Turkey during the Russian War
    References: Medical register. General Council of Medical Education and Registration UK, 1860 [John Davidson registered 1858 Ayr LRCS Ed 1838 MD St. Andrews 1845] 1861 [adds MRCP London 1860]
  • Medical Directory (UK) 1873 [Inspector-General Royal Naval Hospital Plymouth, MD St Andrews 1845 MRCP London 1860 LRCS Ed 1838 late RN Hospital Therapia, Turkey, in Russian War]
  • Medical Directory (UK) 1878 [CB Willesden Lane Kilburn, MD St Andrews 1845 MRCP London 1860 LRCS Ed 1838 Inspector General RN (ret.), late RN Hospital Therapia, Turkey, in Russian War]
  • Smart RN. List of doctors awarded the MD of the University of St. Andrews [unpublished manuscript] [MD 1845 died 31 January 1881]
  • Bateson C. Convict ships. Glasgow, 1959
  • Billion graves website [John Davidson MD CB Inspector General RN died 31 January 1881 aged 63 buried East Greenwich Pleasaunce, London]
  • Death. Lancet (London) February 1881 [on 31st ult. at Bosworth Lodge, Willesdenlane, John Davidson MD CB Inspector-General RN...]
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