Authorised form of nameAitken; Sir; William (1825 - 1892)
Dates1825 - 1892
Place of birthDundee, Angus, Scotland
Date of birth23 April 1825
Date of death25 June 1892
Research fieldPathology
Edinburgh. MD (1848)
Demonstrator of anatomy to Allen Thomson (FRS 1848) in Glasgow; Pathologist, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow; Pathologist to the Commission appointed to study diseases among the troops in the Crimea (1855); Professor of Pathology, Army Medical School, Fort Pitt, Chatham (1860); transferred to Netley; resigned (1892)
Kt 1887
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/06/1873
RelationshipsSon of William Aitken, a doctor
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1894 vol 55 pp xiv-xvi signed by J F
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA3585
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/2/365Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Aitken, Fellow of the Royal Society18 May 1888
NLB/2/352Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Aitken, Fellow of the Royal Society, Greve Cottage, Woolston, Southampton10 May 1888
NLB/2/468Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Aitken, Fellow of the Royal Society11 July 1888
NLB/4/1059Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Aitken, Fellow of the Royal Society9 January 1891
NLB/6/706Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Harrisons30 June 1892
NLB/8/745Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Turner, Fellow of the Royal Society15 December 1893
EC/1873/02Aitken, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/2/447Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Aitken [Fellow of the Royal Society]3 July 1888
PP/14/27Paper, 'The chemistry of the urine of the horse' by Fred [Frederick] Smith1889
MC/9/579Letter from William Aitken, Woolston, to G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, [Secretary of the Royal Society]14 June 1873
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
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