Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

14/9/2010

Simpson, James Young

Simpson, James Young

1811-1870

Sir James Young Simpson was born in Bathgate, where his father was a baker. At age 14 he entered Edinburgh University. He passed his final medical examination four years later, but was considered too young to go into practice for a further two years. He finally graduated in 1832. He became Professor of Midwifery in 1840. for more click here

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