Authorised form of nameTopley; William Whiteman Carlton (1886 - 1944)
Dates1886 - 1944
Place of birthLewisham, London, England
Date of birth19 January 1886
Place of deathLondon
Date of death21/01/1944
Research fieldEpidemiology
City of London School (1900-1904). MA, MD (Camb); MSc (Manc)
Professor of Bacteriology and Immunology, University of London; Director of the Division of Bacteriology and Immunology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Professor of Bacteriology, University of Manchester (1922-1927); Salters' Research Fellow, Goulstonian Lecturer, Milroy Lecturer, Royal College of Physicians; Honorary Physician to the King
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election15/05/1930
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1939-1940
Medals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1942
Croonian 1941
RelationshipsNephew of William Topley (FRS 1888)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1942-1944 vol 4 pp 699-712, plate, by M Greenwood
Royal Society codeNA2451
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1930/15Topley, William Whiteman Carlton: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/21/150Referee's report by Arthur Robertson Cushny, on a paper 'The influence of salt-concentration on haemolysis' by William Whiteman Carlton Topley[December 1914]
RR/67/433Referee's report by William Whiteman Carlton Topley, on a paper 'Quantitative studies on the effect of haptenes on the reaction between antigens and antibodies' by Barnet Woolf1939
NLB/72/831Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Whiteman Carlton] Topley, FRS19 May 1930
RR/49/80Referee's report by William Whiteman Carlton Topley, on a paper 'The effect of carbon dioxide on bacterial growth' by Frederick Philip Coyne[March 1933]
RR/67/431Referee's report by William Whiteman Carlton Topley, on a paper 'The reaction between type II pneumococcus antiserum and a glucuronide azo-protein' by Barnet Woolf1939
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