Handasyde Edgar (1754 - 1806)

‹ Back to Edgar surname

View Handasyde Edgar's complete profile:

  • See if you are related to Handasyde Edgar
  • Request to view Handasyde Edgar's family tree


Death: Died
Managed by: Alisdair Smyth
Last Updated:

About Handasyde Edgar

Biographical Summary

Edgar, Handyside (Handaside). Ref: 484. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
  • Profession: Physician.
  • Appointments Held: Physician in Jamaica, West Indies.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MA(Glasgow 1776).
  • Postgraduate Studies: MD(Glasgow 1776).
  • References: Shapin 155.
  • Date of Election: 23/01/1786.
  • Proposers: John Robison, John Playfair, Andrew Dalzel, (Literary Section Minute 19/12/1785 NLS Acc10,000/3).
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 285

Other References

view all

Handasyde Edgar's Timeline