Dr. William HUNTER

Dr. William HUNTER[1]

Male 1718 - 1783  (64 years)

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  • Name Dr. William HUNTER  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 23 May 1718  Long Calderwood, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Mar 1783  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Buried Piccadilly, City of Westminster, Greater London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID P2972  Huntar and Hunter
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2017 

    Father John HUNTER,   b. 12 Oct 1673, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1741, Long Calderwood, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Agnes PAUL,   b. 1691, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1751, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1707  Glasgow,Lanark,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Dr. William Hunter, son of John and Agnes, was born 25th of May, 1718, at Eastern Kilbridge, in Lanarkshire; he died in London the 30th of March, 1783, and bequeathed his valuable museum to the University of Glasgow, where he was educated.
      A founding father of obstetrics.
      His collection of specimens became the Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow, opened 1807, the oldest public museum in Scotland.
      His collection of books and coins became the Hunterian Collection at the University of Glasgow.


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    2. [S460058451] Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

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    5. [S460058539] Chalmers' General Biographical Dictionary, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

    6. [S460058438] Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).