Lind of Gorgie


Born in Edinburgh. Lind undertook what may be the world's first clinical trials in an attempt to prevent scurvy, which was a major problem amonst sailors at sea due to the lack of fresh food. He rediscovered the fact that citrus fruits were an effective preventative and ensured that the British Admiralty systematically applied this knowledge. He is commemorated by a plaque in the Medical School of the University of Edinburgh, where he studied.
James Lind 1716 - 1794
Naval physician.

 

James Burnie Lind

 

Alexander Gordon Lind

 

James Michael Lind and his sister Patricia Lind

This is Barla - in India where Jane - Adrian's Mother - was born and lived as a child

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