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HENRY, William Charles FRS MD

Forenames: William Charles

Last name: HENRY

Titles and Honours: FRS MD

Date of birth: 1804-01-01

Date of death: 1892-01-01

Date of Election: 1828-10-31

Honorary Member? No


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


Papers on physiology. "A memoir of the life and writings of the late Dr Henry" (1842, vol 11, pp 99 - 141); "A biographical note of the late Peter Ewart" (1846 vol 12, pp 114 - 136). Also published in Royal Society Proceedings, Brit Assocn Report and Philosophical Magazine.

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Vice-President 1837. Son of W Henry & grandson of T Henry. 1827 - 35, physician to Infirmary. 1839 lectured at Pine St school of medicine on physiology. Interested in analysis of magnesia and preparation of mineral waters. Earliest research work on physiology of nervous system.

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