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Authorised form of nameBlizard; Sir; William (1743 - 1835)
SurnameBlizard
ForenamesWilliam
Dates1743 - 1835
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Barn Elms, Surrey, England (01 March 1743)
Death:
Brixton Hill (27 August 1835)
Burial Place:
St Matthew's Church, Brixton, but later removed to Norwood
ActivityProfession:
Surgeon
Career:
Attended lectures of Percivall Potts and John Hunter; Surgeon, London Hospital (1780-1833); Surgeon to the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester; Member of the first Council of the College of Surgeons (1822); founder of the Hunterian Society
Honours:
Kt 1803
Memberships:
Corporation of Surgeons; Company of Surgeons (Master 1814); Hunterian Society (first President)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/05/1787
Lectures:
Croonian 1789
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA2686
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/005512Blizard, Sir Williamnd
L&P/7/144Paper, 'A new method of treating the Fistula lacrymalis' by William Blizard1780
L&P/7/145Paper, 'A new method of relief in the first stage of Fistula lacrymalis' by William Blizard28 January 1780
L&P/7/145/2Plate, 'Surgical apparatus' by William Blizard1780
L&P/9/148Paper, 'The nature and laws of muscular action [Croonian Lecture 1789]' by William Blizard1789
EC/1787/05Blizard, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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