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Authorised form of nameAitken; Sir; William (1825 - 1892)
SurnameAitken
ForenamesWilliam
Dates1825 - 1892
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Dundee, Angus, Scotland (23 April 1825)
Death:
25 June 1892
ActivityResearch Field:
Pathology
Education:
Edinburgh. MD (1848)
Career:
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)
Honours:
Kt 1887
Memberships:
MRCSE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/06/1873
RelationshipsSon of William Aitken, a doctor
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1894 vol 55 pp xiv-xvi signed by J F
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
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