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William Bateson FRS (1861 - 1926)

William Bateson FRS
Born in Whitby, Yorkshire, Englandmap
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Died in Merton, London, Englandmap
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Biography

William Bateson was a British biologist. He was the first person to use the term "genetics" to describe the study of heredity. He popularized the ideas of Gregor Mendel.[1]

He was born on 8 August 1861[2] in Whitby, Yorkshire, England.[3][4][5] He was the son of William Henry and Anna Bateson.[6] He was baptized on 11 September 1861.[7]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in June 1894. He won their Darwin Medal in 1904 and their Royal Medal in 1920.[8] He founded the Genetics Society in 1919.[9]

William died on 8 February 1926 in Merton, London, England.[10]

Sources

  1. William Bateson. Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 6 Dec 2016. [1]
  2. William Bateson. Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 6 Dec 2016. [2]
  3. William Bateson. Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 6 Dec 2016. [3]
  4. 1871 Census of England, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, folio 84, p. 6. Ancestry.com. 1871 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
  5. 1911 Census of England, Merton, Surrey, no. 209, line 1, William Bateson. Ancestry.com. 1911 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  6. Ancestry.com. England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
  7. Ancestry.com. England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
  8. William Bateson. Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 6 Dec 2016. [4]
  9. William Bateson. Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 6 Dec 2016. [5]
  10. William Bateson. Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 6 Dec 2016. [6]


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