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Thomas Robertson R.N.,

Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent
Date of Seniority Royal Navy 14 April 1825



Thomas Robertson was appointed Assistant Surgeon in the Royal Navy on 9 July 1812 and Surgeon in 1825.



SURGEON SUPERINTENDENT

He was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on the convict ships:

William Bryan to VDL in 1833
Forthto NSW in 1835
Surryto NSW in 1836
James Pattison to NSW in 1837
Planter to NSW in 1839
Equestrian to VDL in 1845



QUALIFICATIONS

He is listed in the Medical Register 1865 -
Residence Burnt Ash villas, Lee, Kent.
Qualifications Lic. Royal College Surgeons, Edinburgh 1812.



RETIREMENT

Thomas Robertson was on the list of retired surgeons in 1847[1]



DEATH

Thomas Robertson died on 30 March 1867. [2]



REFERENCES

[1] New Navy List

[2] Australian Medical Pioneer Index