Dr Sutherland

Dr John Sutherland was born in Edinburgh in 1808. He had studied medicine at Edinburgh University and qualified at Edinburgh College of Surgeons in 1827. He took an M.D. in 1831. After travelling on the continents, he returned to begin a medical practice in Liverpool, and took an active interest in public health. In 1848 Dr Sutherland became an Inspector under the first Board of Health.