Sir Patrick Heron Watson

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Patrick Heron Watson

Birthdate: (75)
Death: December 21, 1907 (75)
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Watson, Min. of Burntisland and Isabella Boog
Husband of Elizabeth Gordon Miller
Father of Penelope Gordon Watson
Brother of Robert Boog Watson

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Sir Patrick Heron Watson

Biographical Summary

WATSON, SIR PATRICK HERON. 05/01/1832-21/12/1907. Ref: 1579. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Knight (1903), VD, DL Edinburgh City.
  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh.
  • Place of Death: Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.
  • Place of interment: Dean Cemy. Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Surgeon, Physician.
  • Appointments Held: Lecturer, Systematic and Clinical Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh; Assistant Surgeon 1860, Surgeon 1863-78, Extra Surgeon 1878-83, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
  • Schools and Tutors: The Edinburgh Academy 1841-9.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MD (Edinburgh1853).
  • Postgraduate Studies: LRCSE (1853), LL.D (Hon.Edinburgh 1884).
  • Marital Status: Married (1861) Elizabeth Gordon Miller d.1900.
  • Mother: Isabella Boog.
  • Father: Rev Charles Watson, Minister, Burntisland, Fife.
  • Siblings: Robert Boog Watson, FRSE d. 1910.
  • Other Family: son-in-law of James Miller, FRSE 1812-64, nephew Charles Brodie Boog Watson FRSE 1858-1947, fatherin-law of James Haig Ferguson, FRSE 1862-1934.
  • War Service: Crimean War, Surgeon at Woolwich, and The Crimea with Royal Artillery, invalided home 1856. Crimean, Turkish & Sardinian Medals.
  • References: DNB, 2nd Supplement, 3, 1912, 607-8; BMJ 1908 (1) 62; Who Was Who 1; A Boyle et. al. Scotland's Cultural Heritage, 4, 1983.
  • Memberships: FRCSE (1855, President 1878, 1905), Hon FRCS Ireland(1887), Royal Medical Society (President 1853).
  • Date of Election: 05/03/1866.
  • Proposers: John Hutton Balfour (Billet 5/2/1866, 19/2/1866).
  • 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. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 975

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Sir Patrick Heron Watson's Timeline

January 5, 1832
December 21, 1907
Age 75