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Authorised form of nameWright; Charles Romley Alder (1844 - 1894)
SurnameWright
ForenamesCharles Romley Alder
Dates1844 - 1894
Dates and placesBirth:
Southend, Essex, England (1844)
Death:
25 July 1894
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
Owen's College, Manchester. DSc
Career:
Chemist, Runcorn Soap and Alkali Works, Weston; Assistant, Chemical Laboratory, St Thomas' Hospital, London; Lecturer in Chemistry, St Mary's Hospital, Paddington (1871-1894); Examiner in Chemistry, University of Durham; a disease of the hip joint caused him to be lame
First to synthesize heroin
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/06/1881
RelationshipsSon of Romley Wright, civil engineer
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1894-1895 vol 57 pp v-vii signed by T E T
Royal Society codeNA1457
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/65/11On the Voltaic Circles producible by the Mutual Neutralisation of Acid and Alkaline Fluids1888
NLB/4/118Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Charles Romley Alder Wright, Fellow of the Royal Society14 February 1890
NLB/3/613Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Mr Collings23 July 1889
NLB/10/291Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Fellow of the Royal Society5 November 1894
NLB/11/117Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Thorpe, Fellow of the Royal Society24 April 1895
NLB/9/938Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons28 July 1894
RR/11/272Referee's report by Charles Romley Alder Wright, on a paper 'On the metallurgy of lead' by J H Hannay5 June 1893
RR/11/192Referee's report by Charles Romley Alder Wright, on a paper 'On the liquation of metals of the platinum group' by Edward Matthey18 April 1892
RR/6/176Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on two papers 'Researches into the chemical constitution of narcotine, and of its products of decomposition.—Part III' and 'Researches into the chemical constitution of narcotine, and of its products of decomposition.- Part IV' by Augustus Matthiessen and Charles Romley Alder Wright21 April 1869
EC/1881/22Wright, Charles Romley Alder: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/6/177Referee's report by Alexander William Williamson, on two papers 'Researches into the chemical constitution of narcotine, and of its products of decomposition.—Part III' and 'Researches into the chemical constitution of narcotine, and of its products of decomposition.- Part IV' by Augustus Matthiessen and Charles Romley Alder Wright8 July 1869
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