Thomas Pridgin Teale (died 1923)

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Thomas Pridgin Teale FRS (28 June 1831 - 13 November 1923) was a British surgeon and ophthalmologist, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on 7 June 1888. [1] [2] [3]

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He was educated at Leeds Grammar School, Winchester College, Brasenose College, Oxford and King's College London. [4]

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He was President of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society from 1889 to 1892. [5]

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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. Bryan, B. A. "Teale, Thomas Pridgin (1831–1923)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 5 October 2012.(Subscription required for online access)
  3. Walker, H. Secker (January 1924). "Obituary: Thomas Pridgin Teale, F.R.S". British Journal of Ophthalmology. 8 (1): 44–45. doi:10.1136/bjo.8.1.44. PMC   512893 Lock-green.svg.
  4. ‘TEALE, Thomas Pridgin’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016
  5. "History". The Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
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