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TITLE
Photograph of Dr. Lachlan Martin Matheson
EXTERNAL ID
GB232_D928_C_III_01_04
PLACENAME
Portree
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
PERIOD
1880s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
8215
KEYWORDS
family history
family histories
doctors
surgeons
Photograph of Dr. Lachlan Martin Matheson

This photograph of Dr. Lachlan Martin Matheson dates from around 1880. Dr. Matheson (c1817 - 1889) was in practice in Portree for over 52 years and was medical officer for the parishes of Kilmuir, Snizort, and Portree. He also acted as surgeon to the Portree Volunteer Company of the Cameron Highlanders. The photo is part of the JLM Mitchell Archive of the Gaelic Society of Inverness. Dr. Lachlan Martin Matheson was Mitchell's great grandfather.

Sheriff James Lachlan Martin Mitchell (b. 13 June 1929) was a native of Inverness and son of well-known doctor, Lachlan Mitchell. He was appointed full-time sheriff in Edinburgh in 1978 and served there until his retirement in 1995. He died on 26 November 2001


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Photograph of Dr. Lachlan Martin Matheson

INVERNESS: Portree

1880s

family history; family histories; doctors; surgeons

Highland Archive Centre

Sheriff JLM Mitchell (photographs)

This photograph of Dr. Lachlan Martin Matheson dates from around 1880. Dr. Matheson (c1817 - 1889) was in practice in Portree for over 52 years and was medical officer for the parishes of Kilmuir, Snizort, and Portree. He also acted as surgeon to the Portree Volunteer Company of the Cameron Highlanders. The photo is part of the JLM Mitchell Archive of the Gaelic Society of Inverness. Dr. Lachlan Martin Matheson was Mitchell's great grandfather.<br /> <br /> Sheriff James Lachlan Martin Mitchell (b. 13 June 1929) was a native of Inverness and son of well-known doctor, Lachlan Mitchell. He was appointed full-time sheriff in Edinburgh in 1978 and served there until his retirement in 1995. He died on 26 November 2001 <br /> <br /> <br /> For further information about this item and the collection to which it belongs, please <a href="mailto: archives@highlifehighland.com">email</a> the Highland Archive Service