Authorised form of nameAmyand; Claude (- 1740)
Other forms of nameClaudius
Dates - 1740
Date of death06 July 1740
Came to England as a child with his family who were Huguenot refugees; naturalised British (1698); Surgeon, 1st Dragoon Guards (to 1715, 1727-1739); served at Blenheim; Serjeant Surgeon to George II (1729); Surgeon, St George's Hospital, London (1733-1738)
Company of Barber Surgeons (Master 1731)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/04/1716
RelationshipsSon of Isaac Amyand of Mornac in Saintonge and his wife, Ann Hottot; married Marie, daughter of Daniel Rabache
Bulloch's Roll; NBG; Agnew; Hirsch; Foster (son's entry); Dalton; Peterken; Thomas; Thomson
Obituary, Gentleman's Magazine (1740), p.358
P Fontes da Costa, 'The Culture of Curiosity at The Royal Society in the first half of the eighteenth century', NR 2002 vo l56 pp 147-166
Proposed by James Douglas. Admitted 19/04/1716. Amyand's candidacy was approved at Council 5/4/1716 with those of others who were elected that day, but his name does not appear in the minutes as having been elected, although he was admitted two weeks later. Hirsch gives date of death as 1745
Royal Society codeNA5042
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RBO/20/15Account of a tumour on a woman's thigh by Claud Amyand1736
RBO/21/67'Mr Amyand's Additions to his Observations on the Cure of an aneurism by Blood-letting'1739
RBO/21/54'Of the Cure of Arteriotomy and Aneurism occasioned by Blood-letting' by Claude Amyand1739
RBO/21/34'Of the Dissection of a monstrous female Monkey, which whilst alive was thought a male: the Bones of which thro' Distemper were mollified and become soft and pliable' by Claude Amyand1738
CLP/23i/3Letter, from Claude Amyand28 March 1724
CLP/23i/66Letter, from H Hill to Claude Amyand20 February 1723
RBO/17/26'Account of the Foramen ovale being found open in an Adult' by Claudius Amyand, surgeon to his majesty1732
CLP/23i/68Letter, from H Hill to Claude Amyand28 August 1725
RBO/21/5'An Account of an inguinal Rupture, and the Operation made upon it: with practical Remarks on Ruptures' by Claude Amyand1737
CLP/23i/24Letter, from Bawmeau to Claude Amyand25 March 1724
CLP/23i/5Paper, 'List of people inoculated by Claude Amyand in 1724' by Claude Amyand6 February 1725
L&P/1/367Paper, 'Fracture of os humeri by the power of the muscles only' by Claude Amyand1745
CLP/23i/10Letter, from Claude Amyand9 March 1727
CLP/23i/6Paper, 'List of people inoculated by Claude Amyand in 1725' by Claude Amyand12 February 1726
CLP/23i/65Letter, from H Hill to Claude Amyand26 October 1723
CLP/23i/9Paper, 'List of people inoculated by Claude Amyand for 1726' by Claude Amyand16 February 1727
CLP/12ii/27Paper, 'On an ossified mola' by C [Claude] Amyand[1725]
CLP/22ii/68Paper, Account of Dr Desault's abstract of a dissertation on physic by Claude Amyand[1735]
CLP/23i/7Letter, from Claude Amyand to James Jurin28 March 1726
CLP/23i/23Letter, from Bawmeau to Claude Amyand8 March 1723
CLP/23i/67Letter, from H Hill to Claude Amyand23 March 1725
CLP/23i/4Letter, from Claude Amyand20 April 1724
CLP/23i/8Letter, from Claude Amyand26 August 1725
RBO/15/41Observations of a girl who died of consumption by Claudius Amyand1730
RBO/21/58'Of the Removal of a large fungous Excrescence from the Collum Uteri by the help of a new sort of Canula' invented by F Sandys and Claude Amyand1729
RBO/15/39'The Case of Mr Lolly's Child by Claudius Amyand'1730
RBO/20/33'An Abstract of the second Volume of Dr Peter Desault's Dissertations of Physick, printed at Paris 1735' by Claude Amyand1737
RBO/12/63'Account of an ossified Mola' by Claudius Amyand1725
CLP/23i/2Letter, from Claude Amyand16 January 1724
CLP/12ii/64Paper, 'An extraordinary case of the foramen ovale of the heart being found in an adult' by Claudius [Claude] Amyand8 May 1732
CLP/12ii/72/2Sketch, liver and gallbladder by unknown artist[1733]
CLP/12ii/72/3Sketch, liver and biliary by unknown artist[1733]
CLP/12ii/68Paper, 'Some observations on the case of Mr Le Grange' by Alex [Alexander] Stuart[1733]
EL/A/52Copy of a letter, from Claude Amyand to Dr Wilson 30 January 1708
EL/A/51Letter, from Claude Amyand to Dr Wilson, to be delivered to the Society of Physicians and Surgeons, meeting at the Queen's Arms tavern in St Pauls churchyard, dated at Ghent30 January 1708
L&P/1/387Paper, 'Of an iliac passion' by Claude Amyand1745
CLP/12ii/70Paper, 'Of an inguinal rupture with a pin in the appendix coeci incrusted with stone; with some observations of wounds in the gutts' by Claudius [Claude] Amyand[1735]
CLP/12ii/52Paper, 'Three cases' by Claudius [Claude] Amyand[1730]
CLP/23i/1Paper, 'List of people inoculated by Claude Amyand, principal and serjeant, surgeon in ordinary to his majesty' by Claude Amyand15 June 1723
CLP/12ii/72/1Manuscript, 'Of the obstruction of the billiary ducts, and an imposthumation of the gall blader [sic] discharging upwards of 18 quarts of billious matter in 25 days, without any apparent defect in the animal functions' by Claude Amyand[1733]
CLP/23i/69Letter, from H Hill to Claude Amyand7 March 1726
EL/V/64Letter, from Conrad Vaux to Claude Amyand, dated at Dorking1732
CLP/22ii/58Paper, Account of John Douglas' book 'Mortifications, and of the surprising effect of the bark in putting a stop to their progress etc' by James Douglas18th century
RBO/21/4'An Account of two morbid Kidneys of a monstrous Size found in a Woman: together with her Case by Mr Serjeant Amyand'1737
RBO/21/45'An Abstract of Doctor Cocchi's speech De usu Artis Anatomicae' by Claude Amyand1738
CLP/12ii/69Paper, 'The operation of a hernia scrotalis occasioned by the omentum and the apendix [appendix] coeci perforated by a needle incrusted with chalk in its blunt end' by [Claude] Amyand[1735]
CLP/12ii/72Paper, 'Of the obstruction of the billiary ducts, and an imposthumation of the gall blader [sic] discharging upwards of 18 quarts of billious matter in 25 days, without any apparent defect in the animal functions' by Claude Amyand[1733]
CLP/23ii/74Letter, from Thomas Tomkies to Claude Amyand5 September 1725
RBO/18/50'Of the Obstruction of the Biliary Ducts and an impostumation of the Gall Bladder' by Mr Amyand1733
RBO/19/37'An Account of the Operation and cure of a Hernia Scrotalis occasioned by the Omentum and the Appendix Cocci perforated by a Needle as first thought, but found to be a Pin incrusted with Chalk' by Claudius Amyand1735
RBO/21/19'An Account of a Mania from the Puncture of a Nerve' by Claude Amyand1737
RBO/21/30'A comparative Anatomy of the Umbilical Parts in Man and Brutes [sic], which serve for stopping the Haemorrhage thro' the Navel Vessels...' by Claude Amyand1738
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