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Authorised form of namePaget; Sir; James (1814 - 1899)
SurnamePaget
ForenamesJames
Dates1814 - 1899
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England (11 January 1814)
Death:
His house, 5 Park Square West, Regent's Park, London (30 December 1899)
Burial:
Finchley cemetery, London
ActivityProfession:
Surgeon
Career:
Professor of Anatomy and Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England; Assistant Surgeon and Warden, College of St Bartholomew's Hospital; Lecturer on Physiology, St Bartholomew's Hospital
Honours:
Bt 1871
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/06/1851
Lectures:
Croonian 1857
Council:
VP 1861-1862, 1871-1872, 1880-1881, 1888-1889
RelationshipsSon of Samuel Paget of Great Yarmouth; brother of Sir George Paget
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 136-140 signed by J H
References:
Gudrun Richardson, 'A Norfolk Network within the Royal Society' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 27-39, plate
L S Jacyna, review of Shirley Roberts, Sir James Paget: the Rise of Clinical Surgery in NR 1992 vol 46 pp 326-327
Notes:
Death date in Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 listed as January, 1900
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/27810909
Royal Society codeNA6051
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/21/30Letter from James Paget12 February 1887
AP/37/25Examination of the cerebo-spinal fluid 1854
AP/64/14On the force with which the two layers of the healthy pleura cohere1887
AP/72/3The Healing of Incisions in Vegetable Tissues 1895
AP/39/41Summary of a Paper on the Resemblance between the Effects of the Section of the Sympathetic Nerve in the Neck and of a Transverse Section of a Lateral Half of the Spinal Cord 1857
MS/769/73Letter from James Paget, 1 Harewood Place, Hanover Square, to [Walter] White15 March 1878
AP/36/11The applicability of Gelatine paper as a medium for coluring lightAugust 1854
AP/39/42Experimental Researches on the Influence of Efforts of Inspiration on the Movements of the Heart1857
AP/39/44Summary of a Paper on the Power Possessed by Motor and Sensitive Nerves of Retaining their Vital Properties Longer Than Muscles, When Deprived of Blood1857
AP/39/40Summary of a Paper Entitled Experimental Researches on the Spinal Cord as a Leader for Sensibility and Voluntary Movements1857
AP/71/11An Attempt to Cultivate Parasitic Protozoa from Malignant Tumours, Vaccinia, Molluscum Contagiosum, and Certain Normal Tissues, together with Infection Experiments Carried out with the Culture Media, and a Note on the Treatment of Cancer.1895
MS/743/1/110Letter from James Paget, 1 Harewood Place, Hanover Square, to [John Hall] Gladstone7 June 1886
IM/003405Paget, Sir James1849
RR/3/274Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'Account of experiments on the vagus and spinal accessory nerves' by Augustus Volney Waller21 April 1856
NLB/3/234Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society15 April 1889
NLB/7/83Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir James Paget25 November 1892
NLB/8/768Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir James Paget, Fellow of the Royal Society19 December 1893
NLB/8/738Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir James Paget, Fellow of the Royal Society15 December 1893
RR/3/76Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'Further researches on the grey substance of the spinal cord' by Jacob Augustsus Lockhart Clarke18 October 1858
NLB/19/811Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 January 1900
RR/3/12Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'Micro-chemical researches on the digestion of amylaceous foods' by Phillip Burnard Ayres7 November 1855
NLB/21/15Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Jonathan Hutchinson, Fellow of the Royal Society13 July 1900
RR/3/75Referee's report by James Paget on a paper, 'Researches on the intimate structure of the brain, human and comparative.—First series. On the structure of the medulla oblongata' by Jacob Augustus Lockhart Clarke30 January 1858
RR/3/179Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'On the early stages of inflammations' by Joseph Lister30 July 1857
RR/4/12Referee's report by James Paget on a paper 'On the distribution of nerves to the elementary fibres of striped muscle' by Lionel Smith Beale23 July 1860
RR/4/21Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'On the repair of tendons after their subcutaneous division' by Bernard Brodhurst10 January 1860
RR/2/196Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'The physical theory of muscular contraction' by Charles Bland Radcliffe3 February 1855
RR/4/62Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'On the electrical condition of the egg of the common fowl' by John Davy15 June 1859
RR/3/249Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'Enquiries into the quality of air repsired each quarter of an hour of the day and night and under the influence of various kinds of exercise, food and medicine and temperature' by Edward Smith5 June 1857
RR/4/239Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'Experimental inquiries into the chemical and other phenomena of respiration, and their modifications by various physical agencies' by Edward Smith19 April 1859
RR/5/175Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'On the immunity enjoyed by the stomach from being digested by its own secretion during life' by Frederick William Pavy6 June 1863
RR/2/133Second referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'On the nerves which supply the muscular structure of the heart' by Robert Lee30 March 1854
RR/3/99Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'Researches into the nature of the involuntary muscular tissue of the urinary bladder' by George Viner Ellis1 November 1856
RR/5/180Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'On the arrangement of the muscular fibres in the ventricles of the vertebrate heart, with physiological remarks' by James Bell Pettigrew26 June 1860
EC/1851/12Paget, Sir James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/3/491Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, President of the Royal Society24 June 1889
RR/2/132Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'On the nerves which supply the muscular structure of the heart' by Robert Lee15 February 1854
RR/2/126Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'Discovery that the veins of the bat's wing (which are furnished with valves) are endowed with rythmical contractility, and that the onward flow of blood is accelerated by each contraction' by Thomas Wharton Jones23 February 1852
NLB/3/501Copy letter from George Gabriel Stokes, to Sir Henry Isaacs, the Right Honorable Lord Mayor, Mansion House, E.C.26 June 1889
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