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Authorised form of nameBaird; Andrew (1757 - 1843)
SurnameBaird
ForenamesAndrew
Dates1757 - 1843
Dates and placesBirth:
Donemaragh, Tyrone (1757)
Death:
2 Clarges Street, Piccadilly, London (17 July 1843)
Burial Place:
Brompton Cemetery
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Education:
MD, Aberdeen (1801)
Career:
Entered Royal Navy; Physician in private life to Sir John Jervis; Physician to the Baltic Fleet; attached to Lord Nelson's squadron (after return of the Fleet from the Battle of Copenhagen); presented by Lady Hamilton with inscribed silver cup, a gift from Nelson; corresponded with Nelson regarding health of Naval personnel (1803-1805); in charge of Naval Hospital , Plymouth (after peace of Amiens); Chief Inspector of Naval Hospitals; Senior Physician of the Fleet
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/12/1828
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
References:
Dawson, Warren A, 'Dr Andrew Baird - one of Nelson's Physicians', in Lloyd's List and Shipping Gazette, 15 November 1932
Notes:
Part of citation deliberately obscured; Silver cup inscribed 'Presented to Andrew Baird MD as a mark of esteem for his humane attention to the gallant Officers and Men who were wounded off Boulogne on the 16th of August 1801. From their Commander-in-Chief Lord Viscount Nelson, Duke of Bronte'
Royal Society codeNA7514
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
EC/1828/27Baird, Andrew: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/2/209Requisition for a Special General Meeting of the Royal Society21 May 1836
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