Authorised form of nameKiernan; Francis (1800 - 1874)
Dates1800 - 1874
Place of birthIreland
Date of birth02 October 1800
Place of deathHis residence, 30 Manchester Street, Manchester Square, London
Date of death31 December 1874
Dates and placesBurial:
Roman Catholic cemetery, Mortlake
Research fieldAnatomy
Old Hall, Ware, Hertfordshire; St Bartholomew's Hospital, London
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
MRCS (1825); FRCS (1843, Vice President 1864)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election18/12/1834
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1836
Bulloch's Roll
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA1450
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1834/41Kiernan, Francis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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
PT/73/16/14Drawing, transverse section of portal canal by [Francis Kiernan][1833]
RR/1/163Referee's report by Francis Kiernan, on a paper 'On the muscularity of the iris' by Professor Maunoir[1843]
MC/4/318Letter from Francis Kiernan, 30 Manchester Street, to [Charles Richard] Weld, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]28 January 1850
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
MC/2/114Letter from Robert Hendley, 3 Charlotte Street, Bloomsbury, to the Council of the Royal Societyc. March 1834
PT/73/16/11Drawing, internal surface of hepatic duct by [Francis Kiernan][1833]
PT/73/16/12Drawing, interlobular ducts by [Francis Kiernan][1833]
PT/73/16/10Drawings, hepatic duct and section of portal canal by [Francis Kiernan][1833]
PT/73/16/5Drawings, lobules and hepatic, intralobular, and sublobular veins by [Francis Kiernan][1833]
PT/73/16/7Drawings, plexuses and interlobular branches by [Francis Kiernan][1833]
PT/73/16/13Drawing, hepatic vein, biliary ducts, and interlobular branches by [Francis Kiernan][1833]
PT/73/16/8Drawings, vaginal branches from hepatic vein by [Francis Kiernan][1833]
PT/73/16/6Drawings, angular and circular lobules by [Francis Kiernan][1833]
PT/73/16/9Drawings, sections of small portal vein and hepatic vein by [Francis Kiernan][1833]
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
AP/23/10Unpublished paper, 'On the structure and functions of the spleen' by Thomas Gordon Hake20 June 1839
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