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Authorised form of nameRolleston; George (1829 - 1881)
SurnameRolleston
ForenamesGeorge
Dates1829 - 1881
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Maltby Hall, near Rotherham, Yorkshire, England (30 July 1829)
Death:
Oxford, Oxfordshire (16 June 1881)
Burial:
Holywell cemetery, Oxford, Oxfordshire
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Research Field:
Comparative anatomy, zoology, archaeology, anthropology
Education:
Pembroke College, Oxford; St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. BA (1850, 1st Class), MD; MA
Career:
Fellow of Pembroke College (1851); Staff, British Civil Hospital, Smyrna (during Crimean War); Assistant Physician, Children's Hospital, London; Lee's Reader in Anatomy, Christ Church College, Oxford (1857); Linacre Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, University of Oxford (1860); Fellow, Merton College, Oxford (1872); died of uraemic convulsions
Memberships:
FRCP; FLS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/06/1862
RelationshipsMarried (1861) Grace, daughter of John Davy (FRS 1814) and niece of Sir Humphry Davy (FRS 1803); seven children
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1881-1882 vol 33 pp xxiv-xxvii signed by W H F
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/27826805
Royal Society codeNA3376
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/7/445Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'On the comparative anatomy of the auditory ossicles of the mammalia' by Alban G H Doran18 October 1876
MS/743/1/181Letter from George Rolleston to 'Dear Lawson'No date
EC/1862/09Rolleston, George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/5/63Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'On the functions of the cerebellum' by William Howship Dickinson[1864]
RR/7/11Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'On the structure of the cerebral hemispheres' by William Henry Broadbent10 January 1870
RR/4/212Referee's report by George Busk, on a paper 'On the aquiferous and oviducal system in the Lamellibranchiate mollusks' by George Rolleston and C Robertson9 July 1859
RR/4/216Referee's report by George Busk, on a paper 'On the aquiferous and oviducal system in the Lamellibranchiate mollusks' by George Rolleston and C Robertson1862
RR/4/217Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the aquiferous and oviducal system in the Lamellibranchiate mollusks' by George Rolleston and C Robertson22 June 1859
RR/5/140Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'On the brain of a bushwoman; and on the brains of two 'idiots' of European descent' by John Marshall25 September 1863
RR/7/103Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'Description of Ceratodus, a genus of Ganoid fishes, recently discovered in rivers of Queensland, Australia' by Albert Günther7 June 1871
RR/8/28Referee's report by George Rolleston, on two papers 'Lymphatics and their origin in muscular tissues' and 'On the minute structure and relationships of the lymphatics of the mammalian skin, and on the ultimate distribution of nerves to the epidermis and subepidermic lymphatics' by George Hoggan and Frances Elizabeth Hoggan4 July 1877
RR/7/331Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'On the structure and development of Peripatus capensis' by Henry Nottidge Moseley10 June 1874
RR/7/353Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'The structure of the mucous membrane of the uterus and its periodical changes' by John Williams1874
RR/7/303Letter from George Rolleston, on a paper 'The localization of function in the brain' by David Ferrier to the Secretary of the Royal Society17 November 1874
RR/7/304Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'The localization of function in the brain' by David Ferrier 17 November 1874
RR/7/299Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'The localization of function in the brain' by David Ferrier12 May 1874
RR/7/457Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'On the structure of a species of millepora occurring at Tahiti, Society Islands' by Henry Nottidge Moseley17 August 1876
RR/8/109Final referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'On the minute structure and relationships of the lymphatics of the mammalian skin, and on the ultimate distribution of nerves to the epidermis and subepidermic lymphatics' by George Hoggan and Frances Elizabeth Hoggan19 March 1878
RR/8/108Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'On the minute structure and relationships of the lymphatics of the mammalian skin, and on the ultimate distribution of nerves to the epidermis and subepidermic lymphatics' by George Hoggan and Frances Elizabeth Hoggannd [1878]
RR/6/85Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'An inquiry into the variations of the human skull, particularly the antero-posterior direction' by John Cleland28 September 1869
RR/51/21Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'Refractive dispersion of organic compounds. Part IV.—Cyclohexene and 1 : 3-cyclohexadiene' by C B Allsopp4 May 1934
RR/4/218Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the aquiferous and oviducal system in the Lamellibranchiate mollusks' by George Rolleston and C Robertson24 June 1862
RR/65/53Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'The spectrum of mono-deuteromethane in the photographic infra-red. I. Preparation of the gas, and measurements of a simple band at 9021 cm.-1' by W H J Childs and H A Jahn29 October 1938
RR/7/255Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'On the anatomy and histology of the land-planarians of Ceylon, with some account of their habits, and a description of two new species, and with notes on the anatomy of some European aquatic species' by Henry Nottidge Moseley and M A Oxon26 August 1873
RR/6/97Referee's report by George Rolleston, on a paper 'Ovibos moschatus (Blainville)' by William Boyd Dawkins17 August 1869
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