Authorised form of nameStirling; Sir; Edward Charles (1848 - 1919)
ForenamesEdward Charles
Dates1848 - 1919
Dates and placesBirth:
Strathalbyn, South Australia (08 September 1848)
20 March 1919
ActivityResearch field:
Physiology, anthropology
Collegiate School of St Peter, Adelaide; Trinity College, Cambridge. MB (1874); MD (1880); DSc (1910)
Lecturer in Physiology and Operative Surgery, St George's Hospital, London; Lecturer in Physiology (1882), later first Professor of Physiology (1900) University of Adelaide; represented North Adelaide in the House of Assembly (1884-1887); Honorary Director (1889-1894), then Director (1895-1912), South Australian Museum; foundation President, State Children's Council
CMG 1893; Kt 1917
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
RelationshipsMarried (1877) Jane Gilbert; five daughters
Bulloch's Roll; AE
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Royal Society codeNA2855
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/8/456Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Charles Stirling, Fellow of the Royal Society31 October 1893
NLB/14/338Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons20 February 1897
NLB/56/618Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Messrs Harrison & Son]28 March 1919
NLB/57/28Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir W [Walter] Baldwin Spencer, FRS4 July 1919
EC/1893/12Stirling, Sir Edward Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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