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Authorised form of nameBell; James (1824 - 1908)
SurnameBell
ForenamesJames
Dates1824 - 1908
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
County Armagh, Ireland (1824)
Death:
Hove, Sussex (31 March 1908)
Burial Place:
Ewell, Surrey
ActivityProfession:
Chemist
Education:
University College, London
Career:
Worked at the Inland Revenue Laboratory, Somerset House (1846); Deputy Principal of the Laboratory (1867-1874); Principal (1874-1894); Consulting Chemist to the Indian Government (1869-1891)
Honours:
CB 1889
Memberships:
FIC (president 1888-1891)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/06/1884
RelationshipsMarried (1858) Ellen, daughter of William Reece of Chester
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1909 vol 82 pp v signed by T E T
Notes:
Proceedings gives birth date as 1825
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/3896787
Royal Society codeNA1501
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1884/10Bell, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/62/1Contributions to the Chemistry of Food1883
NLB/16/627Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr James Bell, Fellow of the Royal Society, Howell Hill Lodge, Ewell, Surrey9 May 1898
NLB/20/404Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons23 April 1900
NLB/37/519Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons2 April 1908
NLB/37/707Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr T [Thomas] E [Edward] Thorpe, Fellow of the Royal Society4 May 1908
NLB/37/741Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr T [Thomas] E [Edward] Thorpe, CB, Fellow of the Royal Society6 May 1908
RR/9/110Referee's report by Henry Edward Armstrong, on a paper 'Contributions to the chemistry of food' by James Bell1883
RR/49/16Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The emission of electrons from tungsten and molybdenum under the action of soft X-rays from copper' by James Bell[May 1933]
RR/9/109Referee's report by Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'Contributions to the chemistry of food' by James Bell12 December 1883
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