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Authorised form of nameDavy; John (1790 - 1868); surgeon
SurnameDavy
ForenamesJohn
Dates1790 - 1868
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Penzance, Cornwall, England (24 May 1790)
Death:
Lesketh-how, near Ambleside, Westmorland (24 January 1868)
ActivityProfession:
Surgeon
Research Field:
Physiology, chemistry, natural history
Education:
Edinburgh. MD (1814)
Career:
Army Surgeon; Inspector General of Army Hospitals; medical staff, Ceylon (1816-1820)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
17/02/1814
RelationshipsBrother of Sir Humphry Davy (FRS 1803); father-in-law of George Rolleston (FRS 1862)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1867-1868 vol 16 pp lxxix-lxxxi
References:
N G Coley, 'The Animal Chemistry Club; Assistant Society to the Royal Society' in NR 1967 vol 22 pp 173-185
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/100185120
Royal Society codeNA3369
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/33/9Some observations on ova of Salmonidae 18 November 1851
AP/29/1On Carbonic acid as a solvent in the process of Vegetation15 February 1847
AP/25/4Miscellaneous Observations on the Torpedo1841
AP/19/9Note by Mr Faraday on the preceding remarks by Mr Davy9 January 1835
AP/27/2On the action of the Sun's rays on Lithic Acid 3 June 1844
AP/23/23Notice relative to the form of the Blood-particles of the ornithorynous hystrix13 April 1840
AP/21/16Researches on Suppuration 1838
MM/19/67Letter from James Yates to William Sharpey, Secretary, Royal Society15 September 1866
AP/42/6On the Electrical condition of the Egg of the Common Fowl1859
AP/12/7Observations on the changes which have taken place in some antient alloys of copper1825
AP/38/7On the Vitality of the ova of the salmonidae of Different Ages 10 January 1856
AP/19/10On the temperature of some fishes 8 January 1835
AP/19/8Remarks on certain statements of Mr Faraday contained in the fourth and fifth series of his "Experimental Results in Electricity"4 November 1834
RR/1/50Referee's report by John Bostock, on a paper 'Miscellaneous observations on animal heat' by John Davy[1844]
RR/3/89Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'Some observations on the ova of the salmonidae' by John Davy1855
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1832
RR/5/56Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'Some observations on birds, chiefly in relation to their temperature, with supplementary additions' by John Davy[1865]
RR/2/55Referee's report by Henry Bence Jones, on a paper 'Some observations on the ova of the Salmonidae' by John Davy26 January 1854
RR/2/53Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'Some observations on the ova of the Salmonidae' by John Davy26 May 1852
RR/2/54Referee's report by George Newport, on a paper 'Some observations on the ova of the Salmonidae' by John Davy19 April 1852
RR/4/61Referee's report by Charles Wheatstone, on a paper 'On the electrical condition of the egg of the common fowl' by John Davy7 June 1859
RR/4/62Referee's report by James Paget, on a paper 'On the electrical condition of the egg of the common fowl' by John Davy15 June 1859
RR/5/55Referee's report by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'Some observations on birds, chiefly in relation to their temperature, with supplementary additions' by John Davy29 June 1865
RR/1/51Referee's report by Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny, on a paper 'On carbonic acid as a solvent in the process of vegetation' by John Davy17 July 1847
RR/1/54Referee's report by James Cumming and William Hasledine Pepys, on a paper 'Some experiments and observations on the combinations of carbonic acid and ammonia' by John Davy[1830]
RR/1/52Referee's report by William Henry Smyth and Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny, on a paper 'Some account of a new volcano in the Mediterranean' by John Davy [1832]
RR/1/53Referee's report by William Clift, on a paper 'On the male organs of some of the cartilaginous fishes' by John Davy12 June 1839
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
MS/426/310Copy letter from [Charles Richard Weld, the Assistant Secretary of] the Royal Society; to Mr [John] Davy7 February 1848
EC/1813/12Davy, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/1/149Letter from [John] Davy, London, to the Royal Society18 January 1827
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