Authorised form of nameKidd; John (1775 - 1851)
Dates1775 - 1851
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth10 September 1775
Place of deathOxford
Date of death17 September 1851
Research fieldChemistry
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election28/03/1822
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Maurice Crosland, 'Explicit Qualifications as a Criterion for Membership of the Royal Society: A Historical Review' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 pp 167-187
D R Oldroyd and D W Hutchings, 'The Chemical Lectures at Oxford (1822-1854) of Charles Daubeny, MD, FRS' in NR 1978-9 vol 33 pp 217-259
J M Edmonds and J A Douglas, 'William Buckland, FRS (1784-1856) and an Oxford Geological Lecture, 1823' in NR 1975-6 vol 30 pp 141-167
Citation originally read '...leave this University as...'; 'this' was altered to 'the' & 'on our personal knowledge' & 'of oxford' superscribed
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA1864
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/002529Kidd, Johnnd
PT/15/16Paper, 'Observations on naphthaline, a peculiar substance resembling a concrete essential oil, which is apparently produced during the decomposition of coal tar by exposure to a red heat' by J [John] Kidd[1821]
EC/1822/03Kidd, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PT/8/26Paper, 'Observations respecting the natural production of saltpetre [saltpeter] on the walls of subterranean and other buildings' by John KiddFebruary 1814
PT/73/11/26Paintings, anatomy of the mole-cricket by J. [John] Whessell[1824]
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