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Authorised form of nameReeves; John (? 1752 - 1829)
SurnameReeves
ForenamesJohn
Dates? 1752 - 1829
Date of birth1752 or 1753
Place of deathParliament Place, Westminster
Date of death07 August 1829
Dates and placesBurial:
The Temple Church, London
OccupationBarrister
ActivityEducation:
Merton College Oxford, BA (1775); Scholar of Queen's College, Oxford, MA
Career:
Called to the Bar (1779); Commissioner in bankruptcy (1780); Chief Justice of Newfoundland (1791-1792); King's Printer (1800); Bencher (1824); wrote 'A history of English Law from the time of the Saxons to the end of the reign of Edward I' (1783-1829)
Memberships:
FSA
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election18/03/1790
RelationshipsSon of John Reeves of St Martin-in-the-Fields; unmarried; probably uncle of John Reeves (FRS 1817)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA1305
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003776Reeves, Johnnd
MS/391/226Bond of John Reeves to the Treasurer of the Royal Society25 March 1790
EC/1789/08Reeves, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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