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Authorised form of nameSharp; Samuel (c 1700 - 1778)
Datesc 1700 - 1778
Date of birthc. 1700
Date of death24 March 1778
OccupationSurgeon
ActivityEducation:
Pupil of William Cheselden (FRS 1711), St Thomas's Hospital, London; studied in Paris
Career:
Surgeon, Guy's Hospital (1733); lectured on anatomy and surgery to asociety of naval surgeons, Covent Garden; resigned from Guy's (1757); published 'Critical inquiry into the present state of surgery' (1750); toured Italy (1765-1766)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election13/04/1749
RelationshipsSon of Henry Sharp of Jamaica
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA6824
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1749/01Sharp, Samuel: certificate of election to the Royal Society13 April 1749
L&P/2/443Paper, 'Of a new method of opening the cornea' by Samuel Sharp1753
L&P/2/336Letter, 'The use of agaric in amputations' from Samuel Sharp to the Royal Society12 December 1752
L&P/2/388Paper, 'New method of opening the cornea to remove cataract' by Samuel Sharp1753
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