Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Christison, Sir Robert, first baronetlocked

  • Brenda M. White


Christison, Sir Robert, first baronet (1797–1882), toxicologist and physician, was born in Edinburgh on 18 July 1797, the second son, and elder of twin sons, born to Alexander Christison (d. 1820), a master at Edinburgh high school, and later professor of Latin at ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

J. Burke, A general [later edns A genealogical] and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the United Kingdom [later edns the British empire] (1829–)
British Medical Journal