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Authorised form of nameRoebuck; John (1718 - 1794)
SurnameRoebuck
ForenamesJohn
Dates1718 - 1794
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England (1718)
Death:
Borrowstounness (Bo'ness), West Lothian (17 July 1794)
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry, technology
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/07/1764
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
R V Jones, 'The "Plain Story" of James Watt: the Wilkins Lecture 1969' in NR 1969 vol 24 pp 194-220
W H G Armytage, 'Charles Watson-Wentworth, Second Marquess of Rockingham, FRS (1730-1782): Some Aspects of his Scientific Interests' in NR 1956-57 vol 12 pp 64-76
Royal Society codeNA1281
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/391/98Bond of John Roebuck to the Treasurer of the Royal Society28 December 1764
L&P/6/208/1Letter, 'The natural history of the Gnou' from William Harvey to John Roebuck13 June 1776
L&P/6/179Letter, 'Experiments on ignited bodies' from John Roebuck to John Pringle9 May 1776
L&P/6/126Letter, 'Heat of London and Edinburgh compared' from John Roebuck to William Heberden1775
EC/1764/21Roebuck, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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