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Authorised form of nameNeedham; John Turberville (1713 - 1781)
Dates1713 - 1781
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth10 September 1713
Place of deathBrussels, Belgium
Date of death30 December 1781
Dates and placesBurial:
The vaults of the abbey of Coudenberg
Research fieldBiology; microscopy
ActivityResearch Field:
Biology, microscopy
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election22/01/1747
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
Sir Gavin de Beer and Max H Hey, 'The First Ascent of Mont Blanc' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 236-255
M Crosland, 'Relationships between the Royal Society and the Academie des Sciences in the late eighteenth century' in NR 2005 vol 59 pp 25-34
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/56643729
Royal Society codeNA1572
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1746/16Needham, John Turberville: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/1/167Letter, 'Of petrifactions' from John Tuberville Needham to James Parsons1742
L&P/1/204Letter, 'Of trout, of freshwater polype' from John Tuberville Needham to the President of the Royal Society14 June 1743
L&P/1/193Letter, 'Concerning certain small and white worms found in dissecting trout' from John Tuberville Needham to James Parsons27 May 1743
L&P/1/244Letter, 'Of Malin, the Ostrocolla; the farina of the red lily; of worms in knutty corn' from John Tuberville Needham to Martin Folkes11 August 1743
L&P/4/6Letter, 'A spiral thermometer' from John Tuberville Needham to James Parsons12 October 1759
L&P/4/17Letter, 'Of a late discovery of asbestos' from John Tuberville Needham to Thomas Birch17 May 1760
AP/4/15Unpublished translations of letters, 'Mr Turberville Needham, FRS, and, his enquiries after a connection between certain Egyptian hieroglyphics, and the modern writing of China' from A [Alban?] Butler, C [Charles] Morton, and Jesuit priests1762-1764
AP/4/15/1Unpublished translation of letter, 'Mr Turberville Needham, FRS, and, his enquiries after a connection between certain Egyptian hieroglyphics, and the modern writing of China' from A [Alban?] Butler and C [Charles] Morton1762
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