Authorised form of nameSpence; William (1783 - 1860)
Dates1783 - 1860
Place of birthKingston-upon-Hull, East Riding, Yorkshire, England
Date of birth1783
Place of deathAt his residence in Lower Seymour Street, London
Date of death06 January 1860
Research fieldEntomology
FLS (1806); Entomological Society (President 1847)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election10/04/1834
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1851-1852
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1860-1862 vol 11 pp xxx-xxxi
Royal Society codeNA2536
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/004338Spence, Williamnd
MM/14/39Letter from William Spence, 18 Lower Seymour Street, to S H Christie18 April 1845
IM/004337Spence, William1829
EC/1834/23Spence, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/2/143Referee's report by William Spence, on a paper 'On the anatomy of Nautilus umbilicatus, compared with that of Nautilus pompilius' by John Denis MacDonald30 May 1853
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