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Authorised form of nameBeche; Sir; Henry Thomas de la (1796 - 1855)
Other forms of nameDe la Beche, Sir Henry Thomas
SurnameBeche
ForenamesHenry Thomas de la
Dates1796 - 1855
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
10 February 1796
Death:
13 April 1855
Burial Place:
Kensal Green Cemetery
ActivityEducation:
Military College, Marlow (1810)
Honours:
Kt 1848
Memberships:
FGS (1817, President 1847-1849); Athenaeum (1827)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
23/12/1819
Council:
VP 1846-1848
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1854-1855 vol 7 pp 582-586
References:
Sir Patrick Linstead, 'The Prince Consort, FRS, and the Founding of the Imperial College' in NR 1962 vol 17 pp 15-31
Royal Society codeNA3398
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/21/2Letter from Henry Thomas de la Beche [to CH Smith]19th century
MM/3/7Letter from HT Beche, Tiverton, to James Hudson23 November 1834
MM/21/3Letter from Henry Thomas de la Beche to H Isaacs6 March 1847
MS/710/31Letter from Henry Thomas de la Beche, Truro, to John Enys, Enys, near Penryn27 March 1836
MM/21/4Cutting on Henry Thomas de la Beche from the 'Illustrated London News'17 May 1851
MS/710/124The Mining Chronicle by Henry Thomas de la Beche2 February 1837
PT/73/7/14Painting, fossil ribs, sternum and vertebrae of the Proteo-saurus [Ichthyosaur], by Henry Thomas de la Beche1819
IM/001115De la Beche, Sir Henry Thomasnd
EC/1819/22Beche, Sir Henry Thomas de la: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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