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Huxley, Thomas Henry.
Hon. LL.D. 1879. S. of George schoolmaster, and Rachel Withers. B. May 4,
1825, at Ealing. Studied medicine at Charing Cross Hospital. Discovered the
layer of cells in the root-sheath of hair, which bears his name. M.B., London
University, 1845. Assistant Surgeon on H.M.S. Rattlesnake, 1846-50.
F.R.S., 1851; Secretary, 1871; President, 1881-5. Hunterian Professor at the
R.C.S., 1863-9. Fullerian Professor at the Royal Institution, 1863-7. Rede
Lecturer, 1882. Privy Councillor, 1892. Resided at Eastbourne from 1890, and
died there June 29, 1895. (D.N.B.)
Thomas Henry HUXLEY
Approx. lifespan: 1825–1895
Hon.LLD 1879
s. of George schoolmaster Rachel Withers HUXLEY and:
b. Ealing, [London], 1825:05:04
Studied medicine at Charing Cross Hospital [London],
"Discovered the layer of cells in the root-sheath of hair, which bears his name."
MB Sch: London University 1845
Assistant Surgeon: on H.M.S. Rattlesnake 1846-50
FRS 1851
Sec: 1871
President: 1881-85
Hunterian Professor: at R.C.S. 1863-69
Fullerian Professor: at Royal Institution 1863-67
Rede Lecturer: 1882
Privy Councillor: 1892
At Eastbourne, [Sussex], from 1890 [, and]
died there 1895:06:29
( D.N.B. )
[add:]Photographs and sketches: CAS: G.237, E.116; Portrait in chalk at Sedgwick Museum; bust, after J.Forsyth, in Dept. of Zoology[:add]
[add:]Goodison: CP: 271, 373[:add]