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Lonsdale, Henry, 1816-1876 (Edinburgh University alumnus; physician)



  • Existence: 1816 - 1876


Henry Lonsdale was born in Carlisle. He studied medicine at Edinburgh University. He worked with Robert Knox (1791-1862), the anatomist, and John Reid (1809-1849), the physiologist. He wrote, Anatomical memoirs (1868) of his friend John Goodsir, and A sketch of the life and writings of Robert Knox, the anatomist (1870).

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letters and notebooks of Dr. Henry Lonsdale, of Rosehill, Carlisle

 Fonds — CLX-A-1582
Identifier: Coll-1820
Content Description This collection contains two sets of material:1. Letters to Dr. Lonsdale, of Rosehill, Carlisle, and addressed variously to: Cumberland Infirmary; Marine Crescent, Waterloo, Liverpool; Playhouse Yard, Thomas Street, Scarbro'; and, Teviot Row, Edinburgh. The letters show that he was assembling information with a view to overseeing a biography of his mentor, John Reid. The collection of letters contains material which would have formed the core of such a work which never came to...
Dates: 1830s-1868

Notice for a meeting of the Edinburgh Hunterian Medical Society, 3 November 1841

 Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0035
Scope and Contents A rare notice announcing the resuming of meetings of the Edinburgh Hunterian Medical Society. It advertises the lectures of Dr. Lonsdale, Dr. Bates (on epilepsy) and Dr. Mackay (on dystentery) at a meeting of the 1841 Edinburgh Hunterian Medical Society, held at Societies' Hall at Edinburgh University on the 3rd of November 1841.The handbill reads as follows: "This society will resume its meetings on Wednesday by the 10th November 1841. After an address from the President, an...
Dates: 3 November 1841

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