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Authorised form of nameAitchison; James Edward Tierney (1835 - 1898)
SurnameAitchison
ForenamesJames Edward Tierney
Dates1835 - 1898
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Neemuch [ie Nimach], Madhya Pradesh, Bharat, India (28 October 1835):
Death:
Kew, Surrey (30 September 1898)
ActivityProfession:
Surgeon
Research Field:
Botany
Education:
Edinburgh University. MD
Career:
Assistant Surgeon, HEIC (1858); collected plants of the Punjab and Sind; served in Afghanistan and collected specimens; Naturalist to the Afghan delimitation commission; Surgeon Major (by 1882); retired at rank of Brigade Surgeon (1888); died of heart problems
Honours:
CIE 1883
Memberships:
FRCS; FRSE; FLS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/06/1883
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1898-1899 vol 64 pp xi-xiii signed by W B H
Royal Society codeNA1608
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1883/02Aitchison, James Edward Tierney: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/4/957Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr James Edward Tierney Aitchison, Fellow of the Royal Society, Poste Restante, Florence8 December 1890
NLB/3/971Copy letter from T E Jones, to Messrs Harrison & Sons27 November 1889
NLB/6/890Copy letter from Theodore E James, to [Harrison & Sons][July 1892]
NLB/13/661Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons28 October 1896
NLB/17/288Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons3 October 1898
NLB/3/916List of corrections in the addresses of Royal Society Fellows8 November 1889
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