Authorised form of nameMurchison; Charles (1830 - 1879)
Dates1830 - 1879
Place of birthJamaica, West Indies
Date of birth26 July 1830
Place of deathHis home, 79 Wimpole Street, London
Date of death23 April 1879
Dates and placesBurial:
Norwood cemetery, London
Aberdeen University; Edinburgh University. MD (1851, Edinburgh)
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
LRCPE; MRCP (1855); FRCP (1859); Pathological Society (President 1877)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election07/06/1866
RelationshipsSon of a doctor who left Jamaica and settled in Elgin
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1879 vol 29 pp xxiii-xxv
James Paget has signed the election certificate twice
Virtual International Authority File
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
MC/7/338Letter from Charles Murchison, 79 Wimpole Street, London, to Dr [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society6 June 1866
MC/7/359Letter from [Charles] Murchison, 79 Wimpole Street, London, to Walter White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]6 October 1866
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
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