Authorised form of nameHewson; William (1739 - 1774); surgeon and anatomist
Dates1739 - 1774
Place of birthHexham, Northumberland, England
Date of birth14 November 1739
Place of deathSt Martin's-in-the-Fields, London
Date of death01 May 1774
Research fieldHaematology
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election08/03/1770
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1769
Other Royal Society activityAdmitted 15 March 1770
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Royal Society codeNA5168
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1769/17Hewson, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/002077Hewson, Williamnd
L&P/5/194Paper, 'Of coagulable lymph and stopping haemorrhage' by William Hewson7 July 1770
L&P/5/126Paper, 'The lymphatic system in fish' by William Hewson19 June 1769
L&P/5/49Letter, 'Of the lymphatic system in birds' from William Hewson to William Hunter1768
L&P/5/114Paper, 'The lymphatic system in amphibious animals' from William Hewson to William Hunter1769
L&P/5/183Paper, 'Experiments on the blood' by William Hewson1770
L&P/5/65Letter, 'The writer claims priority over Dr Monro, as having injected the lacteals of a tortoise 5 years ago' from William Hewson to Matthew Maty10 January 1769
L&P/5/190Paper, 'On the degree of heat which coagulates the lymph' by William Hewson7 July 1770
MS/133Anatomical studies by Andrew van Rymsdyk, Thomas Bonnor and Jan van Rymsdyk1768-1773
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