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RESUME OF THE LIFE AND LABOURS. OF
FRANCIS GALTON

CHIEF EPOCHS IN THE LIFE OF FRANCIS GALTON
Born February 16, 1822. Died January 17, 1911

A. "Apprenticeship "

Age   Years

-5 Trained under Sister Adele   ...   -1827

6-7 Dame School   ...   1828-1829

8-9 School at Boulogne   1830-1831

10-12   „   at Kenilworth   ...   ...   ...   1832-1834

13-15 King Edward's School, Birmingham   1835-1837

16   Medical Education, General Hospital, Birmingham   ...   1838

17   „   „   King's College, London ...   1839

18   1st Journey, down Danube to Smyrna ...   1840

18-21 Mathematical Education, Cambridge   ...   1840-1843

B. "Journeyman Years"

22 2nd Journey, Egypt, Khartoum, Syria ... 1844-1845 22-27 Hunting and Shooting ... 1845-1849 28-30 3rd Journey, Tropical Africa   ...   1850-1852

31   Marriage   ...   ...   1853

C. "Master Craftsman "

32-42 Art of Travel and Meteorology ...   ...   1854-1864 New Influences

(a) Quetelet's Lettres sur la theorie des probabilites appli

quee aux sciences morales et politiques (Translation,

1849)   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   1849

(b) Darwin's Origin of Species   ...   ...   ...   1859

43   First Research in Heredity (Hereditary Talent and Cliaracter)   1865

47   Hereditary Genius ...   ...   ...   ...   ..   1869

50   Statistical Enquiries as to Prayer   1872


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