Authorised form of nameGuy; William Augustus (1810 - 1885)
Dates1810 - 1885
Place of birthChichester, Sussex, England
Date of birth13 June 1810
Place of deathLondon
Date of death10 September 1885
Research fieldForensic medicine
Guy's Hospital, London; Pembroke College, Cambridge; Heidelberg; Paris. MB (1837)
Professor of Forensic Medicine, King's College, London (1838); Physician, King's College Hospital; Examiner, College of Physicians and University of London; Medical Superintendent, Milbank Prison; advocated sanitary reform; left over £43,000 in his will
FRCP; Statistical Society (President 1873-1875)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election07/06/1866
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1876-1877
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6277
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1866/04Guy, William Augustus: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/11/287Letter from Dr [William Augustus] Guy, 12 Gordon Street, to [Sir John Evans], Treasurer of the Royal Society13 December 1878
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
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