Alexander Nisbet 1672-1758

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Alexander NISBET of Northfield, 1672-1758

Biographical Note

An Edinburgh surgeon apothecary, he was the son of James Nisbet, surgeon (b. 1640). He was probably an Edinburgh M.A. He is recorded as performing a dissection at the Royal College of Surgeons in 1704 and he went on to become a Deacon of the College.


Used an engraved bookplate:

Franks 21901 Nisbet of Northfield.

The extent and disposition of his library is not known.