Authorised form of nameChaumont; Francis Stephen Bennet Francois de (1833 - 1888)
Other forms of nameFrancis Stephen Bennet
Francis Stephen Bennet Francois
Other forms of surnameFrancois de Chaumont
De Chaumont
Dates1833 - 1888
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Dates and placesBurial:
St Mary's Extra, near Woolston, Southampton (18 April 1888)
Research fieldHygiene
MD (1853, Edinburgh)
Entered Army Medical Service (1854); served with the Rifle Brigade in the Crimea; Assistant Professor (1863), Conjoint Professor (1875), finally Professor (1876), of Hygiene, Army Medical School; Lecturer in Hygiene to the Royal Engineers; Surgeon-Major, Army Medical Department (by 1874); had diabetes; died of heart failure
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/06/1879
RelationshipsMarried Eleanor Tempest
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Royal Society codeNA6489
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/7/368Referee's report by Edmund Alexander Parkes, on a paper 'Supplementary note on the theory of ventilation' by Francois de Chaumont16 January 1875
EC/1879/15Chaumont, Francis Stephen Bennet Francois de: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/7/367Referee's report by John Scott Burdon-Sanderson, on a paper 'Supplementary note on the theory of ventilation' by Francois de Chaumont3 January 1875
MC/11/379Letter from F [Francois] de Chaumont, Woolston Lawn, Southampton, to Professor G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society14 June 1879
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
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