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Darwin Correspondence Project

Patrick Nicol

1847–73

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.

Sources

J. Gardner 1999

Roll of the graduates of the University of Aberdeen

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

Bibliography

Gardner, James. 1999. Sweet bells jangled out of tune: a history of the Sussex Lunatic Asylum (St Francis Hospital) Haywards Heath. Brighton: James Gardner.

Roll of the graduates of the University of Aberdeen: Roll of the graduates of the University of Aberdeen 1860–1900. By William Johnston. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press. 1906.

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