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|Lankester, Edwin Ray.|
Adm. scholar (age 17) at DOWNING, Oct. 10, 1864.
[Eldest s. of Edwin, M.D., of London (for whom see D.N.B.). B. May 15, 1847.
School, St Paul's.] Matric. Michs. 1864; Scholar.
Migrated to Christ Church, Oxford, whence he Matric. Apr. 14, 1866; Junior Student, 1866-7; B.A. (1st Class Nat. Sci.) 1868; M.A. 1872; Radcliffe travelling Fellow, 1870; Fellow of Exeter College, 1872; Hon. Fellow, Exeter College and Hon. Student, Christ Church.
Hon. DSc.,. Oxford; Hon. LL.D., St Andrew's; Hon. D.Sc., Leeds.
Lecturer in biology at Oxford.
Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy at University College, London, 1874-90.
Regius Professor of Natural History, Edinburgh, 1882-91.
F.R.S., 1875: Vice-President, 1882 and 1896; Royal medal, 1885; Copley medal, 1903.
Professor of Natural History at Edinburgh, 1882 (did not assume the post). Linacre Professor of Comparative Anatomy at Oxford, 1891-8. Director of the Natural History Depts., British Museum, 1898-1907.
Curator of Science Dept., S. Kensington, 1898.
President of the British Association, 1906.
Created K.C.B., 1907.
Joint Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science. Mainly owing to him the necessary funds were raised for the founding of the Marine Biological Association's laboratory, now a centre of zoological research, at Plymouth.
Author, The Advancement of Science (1890); Extinct Animals (1903); The Kingdom of Man (1907); Science from an Easy Chair (1910); Secrets of Earth and Sea (1920). Died Aug. 15, 1929, in London, aged 82.
(St Paul's Sch. Reg.; Al. Oxon.; D.N.B.; Who was Who, 1929-40; The Times, Aug. 19, 1929; Proc.
Royal Soc., B, 106, x-xv.)
|Edwin Ray LANKESTER |
Approx. lifespan: 18471929
scholar aged 17 Downing College adm1864:10:10
Eldest s. of Edwin LANKESTER MD of London , (for whom see D.N.B. )
Sch: St Paul's School St Paul's, [London],
Migrated to Christ Church [Oxford], whence he
Junior Student: 1866-67
BA 1st Class Nat.Sci. 1868
Fellow of: : Exeter:OX 1872
Hon. Fellow: and
Hon. Student: Christ Church [Oxford]
Hon. DSc.,. OX, [Oxfordshire],
Hon.LLD St Andrew's, [Fife],
Hon. DSc Leeds, [West Riding of Yorkshire],
Lecturer in biology at: : OX, [Oxfordshire],
Professor of Zoology: and Comparative Anatomy Sch: University College London , 1874-90
Regius Professor of: Natural History, Edinburgh, [Scotland], 1882-91
FRS 1875 : Vice-President 1882, and 1896
Royal Medal: 1885
Copley Medal: 1903
Professor of: Natural History Edinburgh, [Scotland], 1882
(did not assume the post)
Linacre Professor of: Comparative Anatomy OX, [Oxfordshire], 1891-98
Director of: : Natural History Depts., British Museum London , 1898-1907
Curator of: : Science Department, S. Kensington, [London], 1898
President of: : British Association 1906
Created K.C.B. 1907
Joint Editor of: : Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science
Mainly owing to him the necessary funds were raised for the founding of the Marine Biological Association's laboratory, now a centre of zoological research, Plymouth, [Devon],
Publ.: The Advancement of Science (1890) ; Extinct Animals (1903) ; The Kingdom of Man (1907) ; Science from an Easy Chair (1910) ; Secrets of Earth and Sea (1920)
d. 1929:08:15 in London , , aged 82.
( St Paul's School Reg.; Al. Oxon.; D.N.B.; Who was Who 1929-40; The Times 1929:08:19; Proc. Royal Society, B, 106, x-xv.)