John Simpson Scotland Grenada Malta

Biography of John Simpson

John Simpson graduated MD from the University in 1826.

He was born at Strathaven, Lanarkshire, son of Andrew. He served as a hospital mate for general service in 1810 and thereafter as assistant surgeon in the Peninsular War, and at Malta from 1818. In 1819 he was appointed staff surgeon, and in 1825 surgeon to the forces, but died at sea on passage home from Grenada on 14 October 1828.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • Addison, W. Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow, 1728-1858, p.209


John Simpson
Died 14 October 1828.
GU Degree: MD, 1826;
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: military; surgeons
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow 1826
Record last updated: 13th Aug 2013

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Strathhaven
Place of Birth

Grenada Grenada, No Region
Place of Death

Malta Malta, No Region

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