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Authorised form of nameMurchison; Charles (1830 - 1879)
SurnameMurchison
ForenamesCharles
Dates1830 - 1879
Dates and placesBirth:
Jamaica, West Indies (26 July 1830)
Death:
His home, 79 Wimpole Street, London (23 April 1879)
Burial:
Norwood cemetery, London
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Education:
Aberdeen University; Edinburgh University. MD (1851, Edinburgh)
Career:
Physician to the British Embassy, Turin; Assistant Surgeon in the service of the HEIC and went to India (1853); Professor of Chemistry, Bengal Medical College; returned to London (1855); Senior Physician, London Fever Hospital (1861); Physician, St Thomas's Hospital, London (1871-1879); died suddenly
Memberships:
LRCPE; MRCP (1855); FRCP (1859); Pathological Society (President 1877)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/06/1866
RelationshipsSon of a doctor who left Jamaica and settled in Elgin
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1879 vol 29 pp xxiii-xxv
Notes:
James Paget has signed the election certificate twice
Royal Society codeNA7932
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003214Murchison, Charles1875
RR/3/146Referee's report by Charles Murchison, on a paper 'An account of some recent researches near Cairo, undertaken with the view of throwing light upon the geological history of the alluvial land of Egypt' by Leonard Horner12 March 1858
CMP/1/1Minutes of a meeting of Council of the Royal Society1 December 1832
EC/1866/08Murchison, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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