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Authorised form of nameHerapath; William Bird (1820 - 1868); Surgeon
SurnameHerapath
ForenamesWilliam Bird
Dates1820 - 1868
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England (28 February 1820)
Death:
Bristol, Gloucestershire (12 October 1868)
ActivityResearch Field:
Medicine, chemistry
Education:
MD (London)
Career:
Surgeon, St Peter's Hospital, Bristol.
Memberships:
MRCS; FRSE; Microscopical Society of Bristol (President)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/06/1859
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Notes:
According to index to BR he was listed as a defaulter on PL in 1865 and re-admitted by 1866. Precise birth date comes from DSB; index to BR gives only year.
Royal Society codeNA7695
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1859/05Herapath, William Bird: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/39/7On the Optical Characters of Certain Alkaloids Associated with Quinine, and of the Sulphates of Their Iodo-Compounds6 July 1856
AP/40/4Further notice respecting the Optical and Chemical characters of the Iodo-Sulphates of Cinchona Alkaloids1857
AP/36/19Letter from William Bird Herapath to George Gabriel Stokes
on compounds of Iodine & Strychnine
20 June 1855
NLB/36/358Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Major E Herapath, Ravendale Hall, near Grimsby17 October 1907
RR/3/134Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Researches on the cinchona alkaloids' by William Bird Herapath27 April 1858
RR/3/135Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Researches on the cinchona alkaloids' by William Bird Herapath27 April 1858
RR/3/136Referee's report by Alexander William Williamson, on a paper 'Researches on the cinchona alkaloids' by William Bird Herapath4 July 1858
RR/2/98Referee's report by Baden Powell, on a paper 'Further researches into the properties of the sulphate of lodo-quinine or Herapathite, more especially in regard to its crystallography, with additional facts concerning its optical relations' by William Bird Herapath26 April 1854
AP/40/3Research on Cinchona Alkaloids : Critical examination of the ordinary methods employed for the discrimination of the Cinchona Alkaloids, Quinine, Quinidin, Quinicine, and Cinchonine, Cinchonidin, Cinchonicine, together with the Optical and Chemical characters of their Iodo Sulphates, upon which new methods are founded. Part Two : On the Optical and Chemical characters of the Iodo-Sulphates of the Cinchona Alkaloids, Quinine, Quinidin, & Quinicine, and Cinchonine, Cinchonidin and Cinchonicine ; together with the chemical analyses of many of these salts ; and new methods of discriminating alkaloids founded on the production of these remarkable compounds, and the recognition of their Optical Characters.1855-1857
RR/2/97Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'Further researches into the properties of the sulphate of lodo-quinine or Herapathite, more especially in regard to its crystallography, with additional facts concerning its optical relations' by William Bird Herapath21 April 1854
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