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Darwin Correspondence Project

Charles Carter Blake


Anthropologist, palaeontologist, and comparative anatomist. Lecturer on zoology, London Institution, 1862–3. Founding fellow of the Anthropological Society of London, 1863; assistant secretary, circa 1863–6; curator and librarian, circa 1863–7; honorary fellow, 1867. Lecturer in comparative anatomy and zoology, Westminster Hospital School of Medicine, 1869–81. Founding member and honorary foreign secretary of the London Anthropological Society, 1873–6; joint editor of Anthropologia, 1873–5.



BMD (Birth index, Death index)

Census returns of England and Wales 1881 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG11/337/123/56)

Geologist 5 (1862): 323

Medical directory 1866–81

List of fellows of the Anthropological Society of London (corrected to August 1st, 1869), bound with Memoirs read before the Anthropological Society of London 3 (1867–9)

Wellesley index.


BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.

Medical directory: The London medical directory … every physician, surgeon, and general practitioner resident in London. London: C. Mitchell. 1845. The London and provincial medical directory. London: John Churchill. 1848–60. The London & provincial medical directory, inclusive of the medical directory for Scotland, and the medical directory for Ireland, and general medical register. London: John Churchill. 1861–9. The medical directory … including the London and provincial medical directory, the medical directory for Scotland, the medical directory for Ireland. London: J. & A. Churchill. 1870–1905.

Wellesley index: The Wellesley index to Victorian periodicals 1824–1900. Edited by Walter E. Houghton et al. 5 vols. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1966–89.