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Authorised form of nameNeedham; Walter (? 1631 - 1691)
SurnameNeedham
ForenamesWalter
Dates? 1631 - 1691
Dates and placesBirth:
? 1631
Death:
05 or 16 April 1691
Burial:
Church of St Giles-in-the-Fields, near London
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Research Field:
Astronomy
Education:
Westminster School; Trinity College, Cambridge; BA (1654); Queens' College, Cambridge; MA (1657), MD (1664)
Career:
Fellow of Queens' (1655-1660); practised in Shrewsbury, Shropshire (1659), Oxford and afterwards in London; Physician to the Charterhouse, London (1672)
Memberships:
Hon FRCP (1664)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
20/06/1667
Proposers:
John Wilkins
Admitted 06 April 1671
Council:
1671, 1673, 1675, 1677
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Venn; Hunter; Munk's Roll
Notes:
Possible death dates of 5 or 16 April 1691 (earlier date from DNB and OW).
Royal Society codeNA4965
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/T/43John Templer to Walter Needham16 June 1673
EL/N1/29Walter Needham's reflections on Martin Lister's letter of 24 June 167315 July 1673
EL/N1/30Walter Needham to Martin Lister1673
EL/T/41John Templer to Walter Needham3 December 1671
RBO/5/5An account of serum of the blood and other anatomical matters by Walter Needham1675
MS/390/27Bond of Walter Needham to the Treasurer of the Royal Society26 November 1674
CLP/22i/6Paper, Discussion of Jan Swammerdam's work by William Croone, Walter Needham and Edmund [Edmond] King17 August 1673
EL/T/42John Templer to Walter Needham8 January 1671
EL/T/40John Templer, dated at Braybrook, to Walter Needham1671
EL/N1/28Walter Needham to Henry Oldenburg10 March 1667
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