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Authorised form of nameRoyston-Pigott; George West (? 1817 - 1889)
Other forms of namePigott, George West Royston-
SurnameRoyston-Pigott
ForenamesGeorge West
Dates? 1817 - 1889
Dates and placesBirth:
01 May 1817 or 1819
Death:
Annandale Grange Gardens, Eastbourne (14 September 1889)
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Education:
St John's College, Cambridge (for 3 terms); Peterhouse, Cambridge. BA (1841), MA (1844). Studied medicine at Guy's Hospital, and at University College, London. MD (1851, Cambridge)
Career:
Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge (1841-1860); Physician at Harrogate, then at Halifax; improved scientifi instruments
Memberships:
MRCP (1860); FCPS; FRAS (1869); MRCP (Retired Physician)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/06/1873
RelationshipsYoungest son of Rev Solomon Piggot, rector of Dunstable; added the name of Royston by Queen's license (1860)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Notes:
Possible birth date of 1819
Royal Society codeNA5544
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1873/13Royston-Pigott, George West: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/3/697Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Son18 September 1889
NLB/7/832Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Reverend G E Watts, Kensworth Vicarage, Dunstable5 May 1893
RR/7/63Referee's report by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'On a searcher for aplanatic images applied to microscopes, and its effects in increasing power and improving definition' by George Royston Pigott5 August 1870
RR/7/61Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On a searcher for aplanatic images applied to microscopes, and its effects in increasing power and improving definition' by George Royston Pigott27 May 1870
RR/7/62Letter from William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On a searcher for aplanatic images applied to microscopes, and its effects in increasing power and improving definition' by George Royston Pigott to the Secretary of the Royal Society7 June 1870
RR/8/200Referee's report by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'Microscopical researches in high power definition' by George West Royston-Pigott14 July 1879
RR/8/254Second referee's report by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'Microscopical researches in high power definition' by George West Royston-Pigott23 July 1880
RR/8/199Referee's report by Henry Clifton Sorby, on a paper 'Microscopical researches in high power definition' by George West Royston-Pigott4 July 1879
RR/8/255Second referee's report by Henry Clifton Sorby, on a paper 'Microscopical researches in high power definition' by George West Royston-Pigott5 August 1880
RR/8/203Second letter from George Gabriel Stokes, to George West Royston-Pigott, regarding a paper 'Microscopical researches in high power definition' by George West Royston-Pigott7 November 1879
RR/8/202Letter from George West Royston-Pigott, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'Microscopical researches in high power definition' by George West Royston-Pigott4 November 1879
RR/8/201Letter from George Gabriel Stokes, to George West Royston-Pigott, regarding a paper 'Microscopical researches in high power definition' by George West Royston-Pigott31 October 1879
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