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Authorised form of nameMaton; William George (1774 - 1835)
Dates1774 - 1835
NationalityBritish
Place of birthSalisbury, Wiltshire, England
Date of birth31 January 1774
Place of deathHis house in Spring Gardens, London
Date of death30 March 1835
Dates and placesBurial:
St Martin-in-the-Fields
OccupationPhysician
Research fieldBotany
ActivityEducation:
Queen's College, Oxford. AB (1794); AM (1797); MB (1798); MD (1801)
Career:
Physician, Westminster Hospital (1800-1808), resigning when his private practice grew too large; Physician extraordinary to the Queen (1816); Physician in ordinary to the Duchess of Kent and her daughter, who would become Queen Victoria (1820); presented with Freedom of the city of Salisbury (1827); Monument erected to him in Salisbury Cathedral
Memberships:
FSA; FCP (1802); FLS (Vice President)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election26/06/1800
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1831-1833
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/7263562
Royal Society codeNA7295
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/1/19Unpublished paper, 'On the measurement and proportions of the head, and the varieties in the form of the bones of the cranium and face' by Charles Bell[1820s]
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
AP/18/18Unpublished paper, 'On a new law of combustion' by Charles J B [James Blasius] WilliamsMarch 1834
AP/15/24Unpublished paper, 'On the secretion and uses of the bile' by B [Benjamin] Phillips[1832]
AP/9/29Unpublished letter, 'A case of a blue child, with the dissection' from John Freeman Wood to W G [William George] MatonJanuary 1819
AP/15/14Unpublished paper, 'An account of numerous extraordinary meteors seen at Malvern November the twelfth, 1832' by W [William] Addison[1831]
CMB/42/2/3Minutes, meeting of the Royal Medal Committee in Physiology6 April 1833
CMB/42/2/6Minutes, meeting of the Royal Medal Committee in Physiology6 May 1933
CMP/1/2Minutes of a meeting of Council of the Royal Society13 December 1832
EC/1800/06Maton, William George: certificate of election to the Royal Society: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CMB/42/2/5Minutes, meeting of the Royal Medal Committee in Physiology15 April 1933
MC/2/81Letter from Dr. [William George] Maton, New Street, Spring Gardens, to the Royal Society15 April 1833
AP/1/19/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On the measurement and proportions of the head, and the varieties in the form of the bones of the cranium and face' by Charles Bell[1820s]
AP/1/19/2Unpublished plate, human skull by [Charles Bell][1820s]
AP/1/19/3Unpublished plate, human skulls by C B [Charles Bell][1820s]
AP/9/29/1Unpublished manuscript, 'A case of a blue child, with the dissection' from John Freeman Wood to W G [William George] MatonJanuary 1819
AP/9/29/2Unpublished painting, left side of the heart and lungs by [John Freeman Wood?][1819]
AP/9/29/3Unpublished painting, right side of the heart and lungs by [John Freeman Wood?][1819]
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