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Darwin Correspondence Project

John Dowson


Physician. MD, Glasgow, 1829. MRCP, London, 1860. Practised in Whitby, Yorkshire.


Census returns of England and Wales 1871 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG10/4849/7/8)

England, select births and christenings, 1538–1975 (, accessed 4 October 2017)

England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966, 1973–1995 (, accessed 4 October 2017)

Medical directory 1875


Medical directory: The London medical directory … every physician, surgeon, and general practitioner resident in London. London: C. Mitchell. 1845. The London and provincial medical directory. London: John Churchill. 1848–60. The London & provincial medical directory, inclusive of the medical directory for Scotland, and the medical directory for Ireland, and general medical register. London: John Churchill. 1861–9. The medical directory … including the London and provincial medical directory, the medical directory for Scotland, the medical directory for Ireland. London: J. & A. Churchill. 1870–1905.