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Darwin Correspondence Project


Patrick Nicol


Scottish-born physician and mental health practitioner. MD, Aberdeen, 1871. Clinical assistant, West Riding Lunatic Asylum, Wakefield, Yorkshire; assistant medical officer, Sussex County Asylum, 1870; physician, Bradford Infirmary. Forced to resign from his post at Sussex County Asylum for insulting the medical superintendent. Published papers on mental illness.


J. Gardner 1999

Roll of the graduates of the University of Aberdeen

West Riding Lunatic Asylum Medical Reports 1 (1871): 178–208.