Biography of Peter Gardiner
Peter Gardiner's First Matriculation Slip
Peter Gardiner was born in Coupar, Angus on the 16th November 1865. His father, also called Peter, was a gardener by trade.
Peter first matriculated in 1884-85 aged 18 and studied the subjects needed to qualify with a medical degree; subjects like Anatomy, Materia Medica and Therapeutica, Surgery and Midwifery. He was a good student and earned a First Class Certificate for Practical Chemistry in 1885-86.
After his undergraduate degree, an MB CM in 1888, Peter continued on at the University and became an
MD in 1895. He is the earliest known research student to complete a thesis on malaria.
Addison’s Matriculation records indicate that he travelled to Somerset, Antigua, the West Indies, London and then Cornwall after he finished his degree.
Born 16 November 1865, Coupar, Angus.
Died 23 April 1938.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degrees: MB CM, 1888; MD, 1895;
Occupation categories: Malariologist
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
Record last updated: 19th Feb 2013