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Authorised form of nameBaillie; Matthew (1761 - 1823)
SurnameBaillie
ForenamesMatthew
Dates1761 - 1823
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBurial:
Parish church of Duntisbourne Abbots, Gloucestershire
ActivityResearch Field:
Medicine
Education:
Glasgow University; Balliol College, Oxford; AB (1786, Oxon); MB (1786, Oxon); MD (1789, Oxon)
Career:
Taught anatomy; Physician, St George's Hospital (1789); gave up lecturing and Physician's post to concentrate of medical practice, moving to Grosvenor Square; Physician Extraordinary to George III; wrote 'The morbid anatomy of some of the most important parts of the human body', (London 1793)
Memberships:
FCP (1790)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1790
Lectures:
Croonian 1791
RelationshipsSon of Rev James Baillie and Dorothea, sister of William and John Hunter (anatomists), ie he was their nephew. William bequeathed him £5,000, his house in Great Windmill Street, and use of his museum for 30 years; married (5 May 1791) Sophia Denman, sister of Thomas Denman (FRS 1833); brother of Joanna Baillie, poet
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/47543063
Royal Society codeNA5910
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000185Baillie, Mathewnd
EC/1790/09Baillie, Matthew: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/9/213Paper, 'Of the immediate causes of muscular action [Croonian Lecture, November 1791]' by Matthew Baillie1791
L&P/9/118Letter, 'An account of a particular change of structure in the human ovarium' from Matthew Baillie to John Hunter1788
L&P/9/90/1Letter, 'An account of a remarkable transposition of the viscera' from Matthew Baillie to John Hunter1788
L&P/9/90Paper, 'An account of a remarkable transposition of the viscera' by Matthew Baillie1788
PT/16/28Paper, 'An account of the effect of mercurial vapours on the crew of His Majesty's Ship Triumph in the year 1810' by William Burnett[1823]
IM/005346Baillie, Matthew1993
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