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Authorised form of nameGull; Sir; William Withey (1816 - 1890)
SurnameGull
ForenamesWilliam Withey
Dates1816 - 1890
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Colchester, Essex, England (31 December 1816)
Death:
Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex (29 January 1890)
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Education:
MD (1846, London)
Career:
Went to London (1834); entered Guy's Hospital (1837); Fullerian Professor, Royal Institution (1847-1849); Physician, Guy's Hospital (1858); attended Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) during an attack of typhoid fever (1871); member of the General Medical Council (1871-1883); Physician in Ordinary to Queen Victoria (1887-1890); died of apoplexy, leaving £344,000
Honours:
Bt 1872
Memberships:
MRCS (1841); FRCP
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1869
RelationshipsSon of John Gull, barge owner and wharfinger
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1890 vol 48 pp viii-xii signed by P H P S
References:
Vanity Fair 18 December 1875
Notes:
William Odling's signature on election certificate has been crossed out, with a note: 'On the Council'
Royal Society codeNA6348
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1869/10Gull, Sir William Withey: certificate of election to the Royal Society
VF/14"Physiological Physic"18 December 1875
IM/001813Gull, Sir William Withey1999
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