skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Robert Colgate


Surgeon. First practised in East Grinstead, Sussex, moving before 1855 to Eastbourne, where he remained for the rest of his life. Appointed medical officer to the first district of Eastbourne Union, and Admiralty Surgeon and agent to the Eastbourne division of the coastguard. Became a prominent citizen of Eastbourne.


Plarr 1930.


Plarr, Victor Gustave. 1930. Plarr’s lives of the fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Revised by Sir D’Arcy Power. 2 vols. London: Simpkin Marshall.