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Authorised form of nameKiernan; Francis (1800 - 1874)
SurnameKiernan
ForenamesFrancis
Dates1800 - 1874
Dates and placesBirth:
Ireland (02 October 1800)
Death:
His residence, 30 Manchester Street, Manchester Square, London (31 December 1874)
Burial:
Roman Catholic cemetery, Mortlake
ActivityProfession:
Surgeon
Research Field:
Anatomy
Education:
Old Hall, Ware, Hertfordshire; St Bartholomew's Hospital, London
Career:
Member of the Senate of the University of London; Examiner in Anatomy and Physiology; Lecturer in Anatomy, Royal College of Surgeons; Kiernan's veins, in the liver, were named after him
Memberships:
MRCS (1825); FRCS (1843, Vice President 1864)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
18/12/1834
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1836
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/8018148574368524430008
Royal Society codeNA1450
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1834/41Kiernan, Francis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
RR/1/163Referee's report by Francis Kiernan, on a paper 'On the muscularity of the iris' by Professor Maunoir[1843]
RR/1/135Referee's report by William Clift, on a paper 'The anatomy and physiology of the liver' by Francis Kiernan [1833]
RR/1/227Referee's report by Francis Kiernan, on a paper 'On the structure of normal and adventitous bone' by Alfred H Smee8 June 1840
MC/2/114Letter from Robert Hendley, 3 Charlotte Street, Bloomsbury, to the Council of the Royal Societyc. March 1834
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