Authorised form of nameSimmons; Samuel Foart (1750 - 1813)
Dates1750 - 1813
Place of birthSandwich, Kent, England
Date of birth17 March 1750
Place of deathAt his residence in Poland Street, London
Date of death23 April 1813
Dates and placesBurial:
St Clement's churchyard, Sandwich, Kent
Educated in France; studied medicine (Edinburgh); MD (1776, Leyden); LCP (1778)
Physician, St Luke's Hospital (1781)
FSA (1791)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/11/1779
Royal Society activityLectures:
Croonian 1784
RelationshipsFather of Richard Simmons (FRS 1813)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA2422
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/37/558Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Major P [Percy Alexander] MacMahon, Fellow of the Royal Society6 April 1908
L&P/6/78Paper, 'Of the effects of lightning on the church at Buckland near Dover' by Samuel Foart Simmons25 August 1774
L&P/8/103Letter, 'On muscular irritability [Croonian Lecture for 1784]' from Samuel Foart Simmons to Joseph Banks9 May 1784
L&P/7/4Letter, 'On henbane and on the whiteness of teeth' from Samuel Foart Simmons11 May 1777
L&P/7/202/1Letter, 'Calculations as to the number of accidents or deaths in parturition' from Robert Bland to Samuel Foart Simmons26 March 1781
EC/1779/17Simmons, Samuel Foart: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/6/78/1Letter, 'Of the effects of lightning on the church at Buckland near Dover' by Samuel Foart Simmons25 August 1774
L&P/6/10Letter, 'Of a case of voiding stones through a fistulous sore' from Samuel Foart Simmons to Matthew Maty7 November 1773
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