Friday, September 27, 2013

Yule, John Alexander (1864-1866)

updated  August 29, 2013

b.1837 - d. April 10 (or April 16), 1866 at sea. FRCS, Edinburgh. RN, Assistant Surgeon October 20, 1859. Freemason, Celtic Lodge October 20, 1857. Address: #11 St. John Street, Edinburgh 1857.

HONG KONG nlt.1864. Government doctor. Superintendent, Government Civil Hospital (vice John Dollman, new appointment Health Officer and Surgeon, Stone Cutters' Island Convict Hulk) June 21, 1864 - November 1864, resigned. Died on board the Euxine on the homeward passage from Hong Kong 1866.

s/o John Yule (Jr.), Writer to the Signet, d. May 15, 1851 [1], and J. Morrison Browne, d. August 29, 1870; d/o Robert Browne and Marion Morrison. Siblings: 1. Jane Finlay, m. George Finaly. 2. Georgiana Findlay, m. Thomas Findlay.

[1] A separate record shows that John Yule, junior, Writer to the Signet, was also a banker and dealer in railway and other stocks, and he died in 1847.

Selected bibliography: The Celtic Lodge, Edinburgh & Leith #291 [internet]. Dennys, N.B., King, Charles and Mayers, William Fred., The Treaty Ports of China and Japan: a complete Guide to the Open Ports of those Countries, together with Peking, Yedo, Hongkong and Macao, Hong Kong: A. Shortrede & Co., 1867. Gravestone Photographic Resource › John Yule Grave Monument Details [internet]. The Hong Kong Government Gazette, June 25, 1864, Notice #105. The London and China Telegraph, August 15, 1864. The London Gazette, Issues #20799, p.4384.  The Medical Times and Gazette: A Journal of Medical Science, Literature, Criticism, and News, Vol. #1 1866, London: John Churchill & Sons, 1866. RN Surgeons [internet].

[Proactive research ended October 28, 2013.]


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