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Authorised form of nameSmith; Sir; James Edward (1759 - 1828)
SurnameSmith
ForenamesJames Edward
Dates1759 - 1828
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Norwich, Norfolk, England (02 December 1759)
Death:
Surrey Street, Norwich, Norfolk (17 March 1828)
Burial:
In the vault of the Reeve family, Lowestoft, Suffolk
ActivityResearch Field:
Botany
Education:
Edinburgh (medicine, botany); MD (1786, Leyden)
Career:
Founded the Linnean Society in Great Marlborough Street (1788)
Honours:
Kt 1814
Memberships:
FLS (President 1788-1828)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
26/05/1785
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
Gudrun Richardson, 'A Norfolk Network within the Royal Society' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 27-39, plate
Royal Society codeNA2719
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/682/32Letter from James Edward Smith, Norwich, to James Sowerby, 2 Mead Place, Lambeth28 August 1826
L&P/9/78Paper, 'Some obervations on the irritability of vegetables' by James Edward Smith1788
IM/004279Smith, Sir James Edwardnd
EC/1785/05Smith, Sir James Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/004280Smith, Sir James Edwardnd
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