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Authorised form of nameThomson; Allen (1809 - 1884)
SurnameThomson
ForenamesAllen
Dates1809 - 1884
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Edinburgh, Scotland (02 April 1809)
Death:
66 Palace Gardens Terrace, Kensington (21 March 1884)
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Education:
MD (1830, Edinburgh)
Career:
Taught anatomy in Extra-mural school, Edinburgh (1831-1836); private Physician to the Duke of Nedford (1837-1839); Professor of Anatomy, University of Glasgow (1848-1877); resigned and settled in London (1877); edited the 7th, 8th and 9th editions of Quain's Anatomy
Memberships:
FRCS Edinburgh (1831); FRSE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/06/1848
Council:
VP 1877-1878
RelationshipsOnly son of John Thomson (FRS 1824); father of John Millar Thomson (FRS 1897)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1887 vol 42 pp xi-xxviii signed by W A
References:
A H Sykes, 'Foster and Sharpey's Tour of Europe' in NR 2000 vol 54 pp 47-52, plate
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/7439632
Royal Society codeNA3673
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/4/55Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the relations of the vomer, ethmoid, and intermaxillary bones' by John Cleland3 July 1861
RR/5/183Second referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the arrangement of the muscular fibres in the ventricles of the vertebrate heart, with physiological remarks' by James Bell Pettigrew10 May 1864
RR/6/298Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'Observations on the development of the semilunar valves of the aorta and pulmo­nary artery of the heart of the chick' by Morris Tonge2 July 1868
RR/7/195Letter from Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the distribution of the fibres in the muscular tunics of the stomach in man and other mammalia' by James Bell Pettigrew19 June 1872
RR/8/138Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'Observations on the nervous system of Aurelia aurita' by Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer8 March 1878
RR/9/161Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the development of the great omentum and transverse mesocolon' by C B Lockwood30 October 1883
RR/9/158Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the development of the great omentum and transverse mesocolon' by C B Lockwood27 June 1883
RR/2/166Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the impregnation of the ovum, in the amphibia (Second Series), and on the nature of the impregnating influence' by George Newport[1853]
RR/8/85Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'Points of resemblance between the suprarenal bodies of the horse and dog, and certain occasional structures in the ovary' by Charles Creighton14 January 1878
RR/3/148Referee's report by Allen Thomson on a paper, 'Ocular spectres, structures and functions, mutual exponents' by James Jago1856
RR/3/149Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'Ocular spectres, structures and functions, mutual exponents' by James Jago21 May 1858
RR/7/196Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the distribution of the fibres in the muscular tunics of the stomach in man and other mammalia' by James Bell Pettigrew[19 June] 1872
RR/5/181Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the arrangement of the muscular fibres in the ventricles of the vertebrate heart, with physiological remarks' by James Bell Pettigrew1860
MS/426/416Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [John] Stenhouse10 April 1850
EC/1848/16Thomson, Allen: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/6/127Referee's report by Allen Thomson and Joseph Jackson Lister, on a paper 'On the development of striated muscular fibre' by Wilson Fox15 January 1866
RR/8/164Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the effects of chloroform and ether on the radial tracing' by Charles Handfield Jonesnd [1879]
RR/2/169Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'Researches on the impregnation of the ovum in the amphibia; and on the early stages of development of the embryo. ( third series.)' by George NewportSeptember 1854
RR/6/225Referee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the distribution of the fibres in the muscular tunics of the stomach in man and other mammalia' by James Bell Pettigrew7 August 1867
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