Buchanan and his wife arrived in the Andromache in February
The Andromache departed Plymouth on 8th
October 1838 with 231 emigrants and several cabin
James Douglass was employed as surgeon
Colin Buchanan was listed as
qualified Medical Officer in January 1842 and was employed
as the Medical Officer for the
Australian Agricultural Company at
Port Stephens where he used
ether as an anaesthetic in 1847.
He died at Paddington, Sydney on 20 July 1891 (1)
Notes & Links:
1). Candidate for Diploma of the Royal College of
Surgeons of Edinburgh 1831...
....Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal
(1) Sydney Morning Herald 21 July 1891