Record

Authorised form of nameSavory; Sir; William Scovell (1826 - 1895)
SurnameSavory
ForenamesWilliam Scovell
Dates1826 - 1895
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Parish of St Mary-at-Hill, London, England (30 November 1826)
Death:
His house, 66 Brook Street, Grosvenor Square, London (04 March 1895)
Burial:
Highgate Cemetery, London
ActivityProfession:
Surgeon
Education:
MB (Lond)
Honours:
Bt 1890
Memberships:
FRCS by examination
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1858
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA3691
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/62/4The Development of the Great Omentum and Transverse Mesocolon1883
AP/44/14Experiments on Food ; its destination and uses1862
AP/33/25Observations on the Structure and Connection of the Valves of the Human Heart1851
AP/46/1On the distal communication of the blood vessels with the Lymphatics ; and on a Diaplasmatic system of the vessels.1864
NLB/10/912Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrisons & Sons5 March 1895
NLB/17/650Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Frederick Victor Dickins, University of London29 November 1898
RR/4/235Referee's report by Henry Bence Jones, on a paper 'Experiments on food; its destination and uses' by William Scovell Savory1862
RR/2/11Letter and referee's reports by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'Observations on the respiratory movements of insects' by the late William Frederick Barlow; and on a paper 'On the development of striated muscular fibre in mammalia' by William Scovell Savory28 March 1855
RR/4/123Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'On the physiological anatomy of the lungs' by James Newton HealeMarch 1861
RR/2/217Referee's report by George Busk, on a paper 'On the development of muscular fibre in mammalia' by William Scovell Savory31 January 1855
RR/5/50Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'Experimental researches on spontaneous generation' by Gilbert W ChildJuly 1864
RR/4/234Referee's report by Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'Experiments on food; its destination and uses' by William Scovell Savory8 July 1862
RR/5/131Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'On the rate of passage of crystalloids into and out of the vascular and non-vascular textures of the body' by Henry Bence Jones13 July 1865
RR/5/136Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'A description of the pneumogastric and great sympathetic nerves in an acephalous foetus' by Robert LeeFebruary 1864
RR/5/182Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'On the arrangement of the muscular fibres in the ventricles of the vertebrate heart, with physiological remarks' by James Bell Pettigrew27 June 1863
RR/6/40Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'The formation and early growth of the bones of the human face' by George William Callender27 July 1868
RR/6/227Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'On the distribution of the fibres in the muscular tunics of the stomach in man and other mammalia' by James Bell Pettigrew30 August 1867
RR/6/241Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'Observations on the ovum of osseous fishes' by William Henry Ransom10 September 1866
RR/6/264Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on the Croonian Lecture 'On the influence exercised by the movements of respiration on the circulation of the blood' by John Scott Burdon-Sanderson4 April 1867
RR/4/233Letter from Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'Experiments on food; its destination and uses' by William Scovell Savory to The Royal Society11 July 1862
RR/7/197Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'On the distribution of the fibres in the muscular tunics of the stomach in man and other mammalia' by James Bell Pettigrew25 June 1872
EC/1858/13Savory, Sir William Scovell: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/5/17Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'New observations upon the minute anatomy of the papillae of the frog's tongue' by Lionel Smith BealeDecember 1864
RR/6/159Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on two papers 'On the phenomena observed to attend the propulsion of lymph from one of the lymphatic hearts into a vein in the frog' and 'Microscopical characters of the rhythmically contractile muscular coat of the veins of the bat’s wing, of the lymphatic hearts of the frog, and of the caudal heart of the eel. In three parts.—Part I. Microscopical characters of the rhythmically contractile muscular coat of the veins of the web of the bat’s wing' by Thomas Wharton Jones9 July 1868
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView