The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Hankin, Ernest Hanbury
Hankin, Ernest Hanbury, Chemical Examiner and Bacteriologist, United Provinces and Central Provinces, India, since 1891; b. Ware Hertfordshire 1865; s. of Rev. Hankin. m. Ethel , e.d. of Willam Goodwin of Canterbury, 1907 educ; Merchant Taylors School; Univ Coll, London; St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London; , Berlin; Institute Pasteur, Paris; late Fellow of St. Johns College, Cambridge; Fellow of Allahabad University; joined St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, 1884, where be obtained the Harvey Prize for practical physiology; obtained an entrance exhibition, St. John’s College, Cambridge, 1886; rowed in Lady Margaret second Lent Boat, 1887; elected Scholar and took B.Sc. degree, 1889; has developed a large research laboratory in Agra, India. Publications: On Immunity produced by an Albumose islolated from Anthrax Cultures (Brit. Med. Journal, Oct. 1889); A Bacteria-killing Globulin; Ueber den Unsprung und Vorkommen von Alexinen im Organismus (Centralblatt f. Bacteriologie, 1892); Cholera in Indian Cantonments; Bhawani, the Cholera Goddess; La propagation de la paste; The Cause and Prevention of Cholera (published in thirteen languages); A Simple Method of checking Cholera in Indian Villages; &c. Recreations: yachting, and Indian antiquities. Address: Agra, India. Clubs: New Oxford and Cambridge; Royal Bombay Yacht, Naini Tal.