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Authorised form of nameGray; John Edward (1800 - 1875)
Dates1800 - 1875
NationalityBritish
Place of birthWalsall, Staffordshire, England
Date of birth12 February 1800
Date of death07 March 1875
Dates and placesBurial:
St Mary's Church, Lewisham
Research fieldNatural history
ActivityCareer:
Assistant Keeper in Zoology at British Museum, 1824. Keeper 1840-1874
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/02/1832
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Joel Mandelstam, 'Du Chaillu's Stuffed Gorillas and the Savants from the British Museum' in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 227-245, plate
A E Gunther, 'J E Gray, Charles Darwin, and the Cirripedes, 1846-1851' in NR 1979-80 vol 34 pp 53-63
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/32135239
Royal Society codeNA1710
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
EC/1832/07Gray, John Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/005870Gray, John Edwardnd
MM/21/68Letter from John Edward Gray to Joseph Hooker24 November 1867
P/0055Portrait of Gray, John Edward1846
IM/001757Gray, John Edward1851
IM/Maull/001755Gray, John Edwardnd
RR/3/90Referee's report by John Edward Gray, on a paper 'Some observations on the ova of the salmonidae' by John Davy8 November 1856
IM/001754Gray, John Edwardnd
MS/426/240Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to J E [John Edward] Gray Esq18 December 1846
MS/426/258Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to J E [John Edward] Gray Esq15 February 1847
IM/Maull/001756Gray, John Edwardnd
MM/10/30"Notes on Thomas Hardwicke, FRS", by Warren R Dawson13 February 1934
RR/6/43Referee's report by John Edward Gray, on a paper 'Researches on the structure, physiology, and development of Antedon (comatula, Lamk.) rosaceus. -Part I' by William Benjamin Carpenter12 August 1866
M/091Gray, John Edward, and Maria E. Gray1863
MC/2/311Letter from John Edward Gray to Dr. Peter Mark Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society20 December 1838
MC/3/234Letter from John Edward Gray, British Museum, Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]18 August 1842
MC/4/20Letter from John Edward Gray, [keeper of zoology at the] British Museum, to Dr Peter Mark Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]2 April 1844
MC/4/233Letter from Mr Gyde to [Samuel Hunter] Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]8 May 1848
MC/4/238Letter from John Edward Gray to [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society2 June 1848
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