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Authorised form of nameBowman; Sir; William (1816 - 1892)
Dates1816 - 1892
NationalityBritish
Place of birthNantwich, Cheshire, England
Date of birth20 July 1816
Place of deathJoldwynds, near Dorking
Date of death29 March 1892
Dates and placesBurial:
Churchyard of Holmbury St Mary
OccupationSurgeon
Research fieldMedicine
ActivityCareer:
Assistant Surgeon, King's College Hospital (by 1840); Demonstrator of Anatomy, King's College Hospital (by 1840)
Honours:
Bt 1884
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election22/04/1841
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1866-1867; VP 1887-1888
Medals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1842
RelationshipsFather-in-law of Sir Alfred Bray Kempe (FRS 1881)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1892-1893 vol 52 pp i-vii signed by J P
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/7380655
Royal Society codeNA3689
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/40/9Unpublished paper, 'On the electrical nature of the power possessed by Actiniae of our shores' by Robert McDonnell1857
AP/28/20Unpublished paper, 'On some peculiarities of foetal digestion' by George RobinsonJune 1846
AP/46/4A Contribution to the Minute Anatomy of the Retina of Amphibia & Reptiles1864
IM/Maull/000480Bowman, Sir Williamnd
AP/64/3On the Anatomy, Histology & Physiology of the Intra-Ocular Muscles of Mammals1886
IM/000481Bowman, Sir Williamnd
EC/1841/17Bowman, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/2/681Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Bowman, Fellow of the Royal Society11 October 1888
NLB/2/622Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Bowman, Fellow of the Royal Society28 September 1888
NLB/2/742Copy letter from [Herbert Rix], to Messrs West, Newman & Company26 October 1888
NLB/2/743Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Bowman, Fellow of the Royal Society, Joldwynds, Dorking26 October 1888
NLB/2/755Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Bowman, Fellow of the Royal Society30 October 1888
NLB/4/502Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir William Bowman19 June 1890
NLB/6/84Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Bowman, Fellow of the Royal Society, 5 Clifford Street, W.26 February 1892
NLB/3/239Copy letter from Herbert Rix, tp Sir William Bowman, [Fellow of the Royal Society]17 April 1889
NLB/3/447Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George Gabriel Stokes, President of the Royal Society12 June 1889
NLB/5/179Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Bowman, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1891
NLB/5/485Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons26 June 1891
RR/2/32Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'On the motions of the iris' by Bernard E Brodhurst22 April 1852
PT/44/5Paper, 'On the development of the ductless glands in the chick' by Henry Gray[1851]
RR/2/115Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'Ocular spectres and structures as mutual exponents' by James Jago26 May 1855
RR/7/7Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'On a distinct form of Transient Hemiopsia' by Hubert Airy1870
RR/7/6Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'On a distinct form of Transient Hemiopsia' by Hubert Airy18 April 1870
RR/2/47Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'On certain functions of the spinal chord, with further investigations into its structure' by Jacob Augustus Lockhart Clarke15 June 1853
RR/2/197Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'Description of a muscle of the striped variety, situated at the posterior part of the choroid coat of the eye in mammals, with an explanation of its mode of action in adapting the eye to distinct vision at different distances' by George Rainey22 May 1851
RR/2/174Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'The reproduction of the Ascaris mystax' by Henry Nelson22 April 1852
RR/2/30Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'The human iris; its structure and physiology' by Bernard E. Brodhurst23 August 1851
IM/000478Bowman, Sir Williamnd
IM/Maull/000479Bowman, Sir Williamnd
NLB/2/690Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster [Royal Society]11 October 1888
RR/2/157Second referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'Electro-Physiological resarches. on induced contraction.-Ninth series' by Carlo Matteucci22 July 1850
RR/6/154Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'Note on the anatomy of the blood-vessel system of the retina of the hedgehog' by John Whitaker Hulke18 November 1868
RR/1/16Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'An experimental inquiry undertaken with the view of ascertaining whether any, and what signs of current electricity are manifested during the organic process of secretion in living animals, being an attempt to apply some of the discoveries of Faraday to physiology' by H F Baxter31 July 1848
NLB/5/100Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Bowman, Fellow of the Royal Society16 March 1891
RR/1/248Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'On the structure of the dental tissues of the order rodentia' by John Tomes25 May 1850
PT/25/3Paper, 'Additional note on the contraction of voluntary muscle in the living body' by Wm [William] Bowman6 April 1841
RR/1/29Report by Richard Owen, on a paper 'On the structure and use of the malpighian bodies of the kidney, with observations on the circulation through that gland' by William Bowman11 April 1842
RR/1/139Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'Supplement to a paper “On the nervous ganglia of the uterus.”' by Robert Lee3 June 1846
PT/32/14iExtract, 'Note to be added to Signor C [Carlo] Matteucci's 7th series of electro-physiological researches' by Carlo Matteucci[1847]
PT/32/14/2Plate, Breguet's apparatus by F [Fran] Pierucci[1847]
PT/37/7Paper, 'On the developement [sic] of the retina and optic nerve and of the membranous labyrinth and auditory nerve' by Henry Gray14 October 1849
RR/2/156Referee's report by William Bowman, on two papers 'Electro-Physiological researches. —eighth series' and 'Electro-Physiological resarches. on induced contraction.-Ninth series' by Carlo Matteucci23 February 1850
RR/2/27Letter from William Bowman, on a paper 'On the dentate body of the cerebellum' by William Brinton to Benjamin Collins Brodie23 July 1852
RR/2/45Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'Researches into the structure of the spinal chord' by Jacob Augustus Lockhart Clarke20 February 1851
RR/2/136Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'An account of two cases, in which ovules, or their remains, were discovered in the fallopian tubes of unimpregnated women who had died during the period of menstruation' by H Letheby23 August 1851
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/3/219Letter from William Bowman to Samuel Hunter Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]2 June 1842
PT/74/7/7Drawings, muscle tissues from various animals by [William Bowman][1840]
PT/75/2/1Drawings, Malpighian bodies in the livers of various animals by [William Bowman][1842]
PT/38/14Paper, 'On the structure of the dental tissues of the order Rodentia' by John Tomes[1850]
PT/26/3Paper, 'On the structure and use of the "Malpighian bodies" of the kidney, with observations on the circulation through that gland' by W [William] Bowman[1842]
MC/4/254Letter from [Henry Foster] Baxter, 12 New Burlington [?] Square, to [William] Bowman, 14 Golden Square31 July 1848
RR/1/17Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'An experimental inquiry undertaken with the view of ascertaining whether any, and what signs of current electricity are manifested during the organic process of secretion in living animals, being an attempt to apply some of the discoveries of Faraday to physiology' by H F Baxter[1848]
PT/74/7/8Drawings, muscle tissues from various animals by [William Bowman][1840]
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
PT/74/7/5Drawings, muscle tissues from various animals by [William Bowman][1840]
PT/24/2Paper, 'On the minute structure and movements of voluntary muscle' in a letter from Wm [William] Bowman to Robt [Robert] Bentley Todd18 June 1840
PT/74/7/6Drawings, muscle tissues from various animals by [William Bowman][1840]
PT/39/1Explanation of figures, from 'On the structure of the dental tissues of the order Rodentia' by John Tomes[1850]
RR/2/94Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'Researches on the distribution of the blood-vessels in the lungs' by James Newton Heale15 August 1853
PT/75/1/1Drawing, 'Tetanus - part of p. fasc. [primitive fasciculi] of complexus' by [William Bowman?]19 February 1841
PT/32/14/1Letter, 'Note be added to Signor Carlo Matteucci's 7th series of electro-physiological researches' from Carlo Matteucci to William Bowman[1847]
PT/32/14Letter, 'Note to be added to Signor Carlo Matteucci's 7th series of electro-physiological researches' from Carlo Matteucci to William Bowman[1847]
AP/45/9On the Amytoid substance of the Liver, and its ultimate destination in the Animal Economy.1863
AP/27/9Unpublished paper, 'An account of some experiments exhibiting new instances of the absorbing power of steams; with a few remarks on the pulsation of jets' by G Robinson1844
AP/27/9/1Unpublished manuscript, 'An account of some experiments exhibiting new instances of the absorbing power of steams; with a few remarks on the pulsation of jets' by G Robinson1844
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