Authorised form of nameCruikshank; William Cumberland (1745 - 1800)
ForenamesWilliam Cumberland
Dates1745 - 1800
Dates and placesBirth:
Edinburgh, Scotland (1745)
London (27 June 1800)
Research Field:
Edinburgh; MA (Glasgow)
Went to London as an assistant to William Hunter and later was admitted into partnership with him; continued Hunter's school with Baillie, after Hunter's death; published "The anatomy of the absorbing vessels of the human body" (1786)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
RelationshipsFather-in-law of Honoratus Leigh Thomas (FRS 1806); grandfather of Edward Thomas (FRS 1871)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Royal Society codeNA3026
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/4/5Further Observations relative to some Experiments, on the Nerves of living Animals5 December 1776
MS/427/405Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. Wharton Jones12 January 1885
L&P/11/23/1Paper, 'Concerning impregnation in rabbits' by William Cumberland Cruikshank1796
L&P/11/23Paper, 'Concerning impregnation in rabbits' by William Cumberland Cruikshank1796
L&P/10/111Paper, 'Experiments on the nerves of living animals' by William Cumberland Cruikshank1776
EC/1797/10Cruikshank, William Cumberland: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001012Cruikshank, William Cumberlandnd
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