1825 – Born on May 24th in Ealing, London, England.
1846 – A surgeon on HMS Rattlesnakeat the Royal Navy.
1855 – Married to Henriett Heathorn.
1856 – Was a professor in the University of London.
1875 – Was a professor in the University of Edinbugh.
1879 – Was an administrator at Eton College.
– Recipient of Royal Medal, Wollaston Medal, Copley Medal, Linnean Medal and Darwin Medal.
1883 – Appointed president of Royal Society.
1895 – Died on June 29th in Eastbourne, Sussex, England.