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Dr Alexander Gordon

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Dr Alexander Gordon

Birth
Peterculter, Aberdeen City, Scotland
Death
19 Oct 1799 (aged 47)
Crimond, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Burial
Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, Scotland GPS-Latitude: 57.1474444, Longitude: -2.100225
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Published 1795: “A Treatise on the Epidemic Puerperal Fever of Aberdeen”.
Full biography on Dictionary of National Biography.

Brown information plaque Belmont Street, Aberdeen:
ALEXANDER GORDON MD
1752-1799
Obstetrician, first described the infection nature of Childbirth Fever, lived here.
Published 1795: “A Treatise on the Epidemic Puerperal Fever of Aberdeen”.
Full biography on Dictionary of National Biography.

Brown information plaque Belmont Street, Aberdeen:
ALEXANDER GORDON MD
1752-1799
Obstetrician, first described the infection nature of Childbirth Fever, lived here.

Inscription

ALEXANDER GORDON MD d 19 Oct 1799 aged 47 yrs;
ELIZABETH HARVEY his wife b 21 or 24 Feb 1760, d 8.3.1843.;
ELISABETH their young child d 7 Jan 1793 aged 6 yrs.
JAMES GORDON, his twin brother,
sometime farmer in Mains of Orrock,
d 6 Nov 1841 aged 89 yrs.

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