Thomas Pridgin Teale (died 1867)

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Thomas Pridgin Teale FRS (1800- 31 December 1867) was a British surgeon, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on 5 June 1862. [1] His father Thomas Teale and his son Thomas Pridgin Teale were also surgeons. [2]

Fellow of the Royal Society Elected Fellow of the Royal Society, including Honorary, Foreign and Royal Fellows

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The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society. Founded on 28 November 1660, it was granted a royal charter by King Charles II as "The Royal Society". It is the oldest national scientific institution in the world. The society is the United Kingdom's and Commonwealth of Nations' Academy of Sciences and fulfils a number of roles: promoting science and its benefits, recognising excellence in science, supporting outstanding science, providing scientific advice for policy, fostering international and global co-operation, education and public engagement.

Thomas Pridgin Teale FRS was a British surgeon and ophthalmologist, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on 7 June 1888.

He was one of the founders of the Leeds School of Medicine, and surgeon at Leeds General Infirmary from 1833 to 1864. [2]

Leeds School of Medicine Medical school in West Yorkshire, England

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Leeds General Infirmary Hospital in West Yorkshire, England

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He was President of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society in 1861-63. [3]

Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society

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References

  1. "List of Fellows of the Royal Society 1660 – 2007" (PDF). The Royal Society: Library and Information Services. 2007. Retrieved 4 October 2012.
  2. 1 2 "Obituary: Thomas Pridgin Teale M.D. T.C.D., F.R.C.S., F.R.S., of Leeds". British Medical Journal. 1 (367): 41. 11 January 1868. doi:10.1136/bmj.1.367.41-c. PMC   2309691 .
  3. "History". The Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society. Retrieved 5 October 2012.