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Hon. LL.D. 1859.
Rede Lecturer, 1859.
[S. of Richard, of Fulmer Place, Bucks., and the West Indies.
B. July 20, 1804.
School, Lancaster Grammar; studied at Edinburgh University and St Bartholomew's Hospital.] M.R.C.S. 1826; Hon. F.R.C.S. 1843.
Lecturer on Comparative Anatomy at St Bartholomew's Hospital, 1829.
Assistant Conservator of the Hunterian Museum, 1827; Joint Conservator, 1842; Conservator until 1856.
F.R.S. 1834; Royal medal, 1846; Copley medal, 1851.
Hon. D.C.L., Oxford, 1852.
First Hunterian Professor of Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, 1836-56.
Superintendent of the natural history collections of the British Museum, 1856-83.
C.B. 1873; K.C.B. 1884.
Married, 1835, Caroline Clift, dau. of William Clift, Conservator of the Hunterian Museum.
Founded the Zoological Magazine, 1833.
Author, Odontography; The Anatomy of Invertebrates, etc.
Resided at Sheen Lodge, Richmond Park, presented to him by Queen Victoria in 1852.
Died Dec. 18, 1892; buried in Ham churchyard.
(Al. Oxon.; Boase, II. 1290; Medical Directories; D.N.B.)
|Richard OWEN |
Approx. lifespan: 18041902
Rede Lecturer: 1859
s. of Richard OWEN of Fulmer Place, Fulmer, Buckinghamshire , , and the West Indies ,
Sch: Lancaster Grammar School Lancaster, [Lancashire], ; studied at Sch: Edinburgh University Edinburgh, [Scotland], and St Bartholomew's Hospital St Bartholomew's, [London],
Hon. FRCS 1843
Lecturer on Comparative Anatomy at St Bartholomew's Hospital St Bartholomew's, [London], 1829
Assistant: Conservator of Hunterian Museum 1827
Joint Conservator: 1842
Royal Medal: 1846
Copley Medal: 1851
Hon.DCL OX, [Oxfordshire], 1852
First Hunterian Professor of: Comparative Anatomy and Physiology 1836-56
Superintendent of: : natural history collections of the British Museum London , 1856-83
m. 1835,Caroline Clift dau. of William CLIFT Conservator of Hunterian Museum
Founded the Zoological Magazine 1833.
Publ.: Odontography; The Anatomy of Invertebrates etc.
At Sheen Lodge, [+ci]Sheen[-ci] Richmond Park, Richmond, [Surrey], , presented to him by Queen Victoria in1852
d. ; 1892:12:18
buried in Ham churchyard [Surrey],
( Al. Oxon.; Boase, II. 1290; Medical Directories; D.N.B. )
[add:]Print of drawing by J.B. Wirgman??: Supplement to The Graphic, 8 Sept. 1883[:add]