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Authorised form of nameTurner; Sir; William (1832 - 1916)
SurnameTurner
ForenamesWilliam
Dates1832 - 1916
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Lancaster, England (07 January 1832)
Death:
Edinburgh University (15 February 1916)
Burial:
Dean cemetery, Edinburgh University
ActivityProfession:
Anatomist
Research Field:
Anatomy
Education:
St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. MB (1857, London)
Career:
Assistant Professor (1854), then Professor (1867) of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh; Principal and Vice Chancellor, University of Edinburgh (1903)
Honours:
Kt 1886; KCB 1901
Memberships:
MRCS; FRSCE (1861)FRSC (1893); FRMed & Chir Soc
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/06/1877
RelationshipsSon of William Turner of Lancaster and his wife Margaret Aldren
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1915-1917 vol 89 pp xxxiv-xxxviii signed by A M
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/27853708
Royal Society codeNA6470
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/Maull/004677Turner, Sir Williamnd
EC/1877/19Turner, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/3/76Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Turner, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1889
NLB/3/73Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Turner, Fellow of the Royal Society4 March 1889
NLB/10/195Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Bolas & Company, 11 Ludgate Hill18 October 1894
NLB/19/629Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Zoology Committee13 November 1899
NLB/20/60Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Turner, Professor Alfred George Greenhill, Dr Andrew Ainslie Common, Fellows of the Royal Society23 January 1900
NLB/31/903Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir William Turner, Fellow of the Royal Society5 December 1905
NLB/52/712Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Alexander MacAlister, FRS18 February 1916
NLB/53/239Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Miss Turner, 6 Eton Terrace, Edinburgh07 June 1916
NLB/52/726Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. William Aldren Turner; 18 Harley Street, W. 21 February 1916
NLB/53/241Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent07 June 1916
NLB/53/431Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William Church08 August 1916
RR/7/495Referee's report by William Henry Flower, on a paper 'On the placentation of the lemurs' by William Turner21 April 1876
RR/8/146Referee's report by William Henry Flower, on a paper 'On the placentation of the Apes, with a comparison of the structure of their placenta with that of the human female' by William Turner13 May 1878
RR/8/145Letter from William Turner, to Thomas Henry Huxley, regarding a paper 'On the placentation of the Apes, with a comparison of the structure of their placenta with that of the human female' by William Turner27 March 1878
RR/9/101Referee's report by William Turner, on a paper 'The minute anatomy of the thymus' by Herbert Watney1882
RR/8/168Referee's report by William Turner, on a paper 'Researches on the comparative structure of the cortex cerebri' by William Bevan Lewis5 July 1879
RR/8/353Referee's report by William Turner, on a paper 'On the female organs and placentation of the raccoon (Procyon lotor)' by Morrison Watson24 February 1881
RR/8/274Referee's report by William Turner, on a paper 'Researches on the minute structure of the thyroid gland' by Edward Cresswell Baber23 April 1881
RR/9/289Referee's report by William Turner, on a paper 'The development of the arteries of the abdomen and their relation to the peritoneum' by C B Lockwood7 February 1885
RR/13/40Referee's report by William Turner, on a paper 'The menstruation and ovulation of Macacus rhesus' by Walter Heape1 August 1896
AP/73/13The Development and Morphology of the Vascular System in Mammals. The Posterior End of the Aorta and the Iliac Arteris1898
AP/75/11A Comparative Study of the Grey and White Matter of the Motor Cell Groups, and of the Spinal Accessory Nerve, in the Spinal Cord of the Porpoise (Phoccena communis)1903
NLB/3/56Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]25 February 1889
RR/10/235Referee's report by William Turner, on a paper 'The pectoral group of muscles' by Bertram Coghill Alan Windle3 November 1888
NLB/35/339Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Charles Scott Sherrington, Fellow of the Royal Society17 May 1907
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