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Authorised form of nameManton; Sidnie Milana (1902 - 1979)
Other forms of nameMrs John P
Other forms of surnameHarding
Dates1902 - 1979
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLondon, 1 Earls Court Square,England
Date of birth04/05/1902
Place of deathLondon
Date of death02/01/1979
Research fieldInvertebrate embryology
ActivityEducation:
School of Froebel Educational Institute, Kensington; St Paul's Girls' School, Hammersmith; Girton College, Cambridge (natural sciences tripos 1923, 1926); PhD (1928), ScD (1934)
Career:
Cambridge swimming captain (1923); Cambridge hockey blue (1924); Alfred Yarrow Student, Imperial College, London (1926); University Demonstrator, Cambridge (1927); Supervisor in zoology; Staff Fellow (1928-1935 and 1942-1945); Director of Studies (1935-1942); Visiting Lecturer, King's College, London (1943-1946); Research Fellow, Girton College (1945-1948); visited Tasmania to study freshwater syncarid crustaceans and joined the Great Barrier Reef expedition (for four months) (1928); Reader in Zoology, King's College, London (1949-1960); Honorary Fellow, Queen Mary College, London; Honorary Associate of the British Museum (natural history); published 'A manual of practical vertebrate morphology' (1931) and 'Colourpoint, Himalayan and Longhair cats' (1979)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election18/03/1948
Age at election45
RelationshipsDaughter of George Sidney Frederick Manton, dental surgeon of London, and his wife, Milana Andele Terese d'Humy; sister of Irene Manton (FRS 1961); married Dr John Philip Harding, later keeper of zoology, British Museum; one daughter, one adopted son; family descended from Charles Manton, chaplain to Charles II
SourcesSources:
DNB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1980 vol 26 pp 327-356, plate, by G Fryer
Royal Society codeNA5956
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/002971Manning, Sidnie MilanaMarch 1962
IM/GA/WS/3060Manton, Sidnie Milanand
RR/36/15Referee's report by William Thomas Calman, on a paper 'On the embryclogy of a mysid crustacean, Hemimysis lamornae' by Sidnie Milana Manton[November 1927]
RR/50/46Referee's report by William Thomas Calman, on a paper 'On the embryology of the crustacean Nebalia Bipes' by Sidnie Milana Manton28 April 1933
RR/36/14Referee's report by Ernest William MacBride, on a paper 'On the embryology of a mysid crustacean, Hemimysis lamornae' by Sidnie Milana Mantonnd [1927]
RR/58/74Referee's report by John Beresford Leathes, on a paper 'Studies on the Onychophora, I. On the feeding, digestion, excretion and food storage of peripatopsis' by Sidnie Milana MantonNovember 1936
RR/58/73Referee's report by Stanley Wells Kemp, on a paper 'Studies on the Onychophora, I. On the feeding, digestion, excretion and food storage of peripatopsis' by Sidnie Milana MantonNovember 1936
RR/63/2Referee's report by Carl Frederick Abel Pantin, on a paper 'Studies on the Onychophora, IV - The passage of spermatozoa into the ovary on Peripatopsis and the early developments of the ova' by Sidnie Milana MantonMay 1937
RR/63/3Referee's report by Stanley Wells Kemp, on a paper 'Studies on the Onychophora, IV - The passage of spermatozoa into the ovary on Peripatopsis and the early developments of the ova' by Sidnie Milana MantonMay 1937
RR/70/163Letter from Carl Frederick Abel Pantin, on a paper 'Studies on the Onychophora VII. The early embryonic stages of Peripatopsis, and some general considerations concerning the morphology and phylogeny of the arthropoda' by Sidnie Milana Manton to David Christie Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society9 February 1948
RR/70/165Referee's report by Herbert Graham Cannon, on a paper 'Studies on the Onychophora VII. The early embryonic stages of Peripatopsis, and some general considerations concerning the morphology and phylogeny of the arthropoda' by Sidnie Milana Manton 1947
RR/70/166Referee's report by Gavin Rylands de Beer, on a paper 'Studies on the Onychophora VII. The early embryonic stages of Peripatopsis, and some general considerations concerning the morphology and phylogeny of the arthropoda' by Sidnie Milana Manton 15 December 1947
RR/70/162Letter from Carl Frederick Abel Pantin, on a paper 'Studies on the Onychophora VII. The early embryonic stages of Peripatopsis, and some general considerations concerning the morphology and phylogeny of the arthropoda' by Sidnie Milana Manton to David Christie Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society30 January 1948
IM/GA/WRS/9585Manton, Sidnie Milanand
EC/1948/14Manton, Sidnie Milana: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/50/45Referee's report by Ernest William MacBride, on a paper 'On the embryology of the crustacean Nebalia Bipes' by Sidnie Milana MantonMay 1933
RR/70/164Letter from Herbert Graham Cannon, on a paper 'Studies on the Onychophora VII. The early embryonic stages of Peripatopsis, and some general considerations concerning the morphology and phylogeny of the arthropoda' by Sidnie Milana Manton to David Christie Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society12 January 1948
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