Authorised form of nameHoskins; Samuel Elliott (1799 - 1888)
Dates1799 - 1888
Place of birthGuernsey, Channel Islands
Date of birthFebruary 1799
Place of deathYork Place, Candie Road, Guernsey
Date of death12 October 1888
Dates and placesBurial:
Candie Cemetery, Guernsey
Topsham; Exeter; Guys' and St Thomas' Hospitals, London (qualified 1821). MD (Erlangen)
Practised in Guernsey; experimented on the solubility of calculi; studied the climatology of Guernsey; published 'Tables for the extemporaneous application of corrections for temperature to barometic observations' (1842); retired from medical practice (1859) and undertook historical research
LSA (1821); MRCS (1822); LRCP Extra-urbem (1834); FRCP (1859)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election25/05/1843
RelationshipsSon of Samuel Hoskins, businessman, and his wife Elizabeth Oliver; married (1830) Harriet Rowley, daughter of Thomas Le Merchant MacCulloch; one son
Bulloch's Roll
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA7603
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/49/4Unpublished diagrams, regarding meteorological observations by [Samuel Elliott] Hoskins1867
IM/Maull/002260Hoskins, Samuel Elliotnd
EC/1843/19Hoskins, Samuel Elliott: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/426/435Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Samuel Elliott] Hoskins19 November 1850
IM/005894Hoskins, Samuel ElliotMarch 2000
EC/1841/36Hoskins, Samuel Elliott: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PT/27/2Paper, 'Researches on the decomposition and disintegration of phosphatic vesical calculi, and on the introduction of chemical decomponents into the living bladder' by S [Samuel] Elliot Hoskins[1842]
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/3/209Letter from Samuel Elliott Hoskins, Guernsey, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society27 March 1842
MC/4/60Letter from [Samuel] Elliott Hoskins, Guernsey, to the Royal Society17 March 1845
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
MC/6Volume 6 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1859-1863
MC/6/377Letter from S [Samuel] Elliott Hoskins, Guernsey, to General [Edward] Sabine, President of the Royal Society10 December 1863
AP/27/4Unpublished letter, 'An account of a slight shock of an earthquake felt in the Channel Islands' from Elliott Hoskins to Peter Mark Roget5 January 1844
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