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Authorised form of namePercy; John (1817 - 1889)
SurnamePercy
ForenamesJohn
Dates1817 - 1889
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England (23 March 1817)
Death:
London (19 June 1889)
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Research Field:
Metallurgy, chemistry
Education:
MD (1838, Edinburgh)
Career:
Studied medicine in Paris, under Gay Lussac and Antoine de Jussieu; Physician, Queen's Hospital, Birmingham (1839); Lecturer in metallurgy, Metropolitan School of Science (later Royal School of Mines) (1851)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
22/04/1847
Clubs:
Royal Society Dining Club, 1853-1889 (Treasurer 1855-1866)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1889 vol 46 pp xxxv-xl signed by W C R-A
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/9836037
Royal Society codeNA2658
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1847/19Percy, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/3/122Referee's report by John Percy, on a paper 'On the molecular properties of antimony' by George Gore3 March 1858
RR/2/56Referee's report by John Percy, on a paper 'On the application of Potash as a test for Manganese' by Edmund Davy27 April 1854
RR/5/143Referee's report by John Percy, on a paper 'On new cornish minerals of the brochantite group' by Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story-Maskelyne15 June 1865
RR/3/105Referee's report by John Percy, on a paper 'Experimental relations of gold (and other metals) to light' by Michael Faraday14 May 1857
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