Benjamin Blaine South Africa Scotland

Biography of Benjamin Blaine

Benjamin Blaine graduated CM from the University in 1883. He was born at King William's Town, South Africa, son of George Blaine, a sheep farmer.

Blaine was educated at Lovedale, before enrolling at the University in 1879 to study Medicine. Upon graduation, Blaine wen on to study at Dublin and Vienna.

He worked as House Surgeon in Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, before returning to South Africa, where he was District Surgeon at Engcobo, Transkei, modern day Ngcobo.


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Archival Materials

  • Addison, W. Innes, A Roll of the Graduates of the University of Glasgow from 31st December, 1727 to 31st Decmeber, 1897, with short biographical notes, Glasgow : J. MacLehose & Sons


Benjamin Blaine
Born 1859.
Died 1922.
GU Degree: CM, 1883;
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: surgeons
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1883
Record last updated: 30th Oct 2013

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South Africa South Africa, King William's Town
Place of Birth

South Africa South Africa, King William's Town
Place of Death

Scotland Scotland

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