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Authorised form of nameStenhouse; John (1809 - 1880)
SurnameStenhouse
ForenamesJohn
Dates1809 - 1880
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Glasgow, Scotland (21 October 1809)
Death:
31 December 1880
Burial:
High church new cemetery, Glasgow
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
DPhil
Career:
Studied under Thomas Thomson (FRS 1811) and Thomas Graham (FRS 1836) in Glasgow; studied under Liebig in Giessen; returned to Glasgow (1839); Chemical lecturer, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London (1851-1857); non-resident Surveyor to the Mint (1865); wrote on chemistry; invented charcoal air filters and respirators
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/06/1848
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1871
RelationshipsEldest son of William Stenhouse, calico printer of Barrhead, Glasgow, and his wife Elizabeth Currie
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1880-1881 vol 31 pp xix-xxi
Royal Society codeNA3527
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/19/71Letter from John Stenhouse to William Sharpey, Secretary, Royal Society8 May 1861
MM/19/72Copy of a letter from Thomas Graham to John Stenhouse8 April 1861
MM/19/73Letter from John Stenhouse to William Sharpey20 July 1861
MM/21/71Letter from John Stenhouse to the President of the Royal Society20 April 1850
MS/373/1/107Testimonial by John Stenhouse, 17 Rodney Street, Pentonville, supporting Thomas Edward Thorpe7 April 1874
AP/44/11Observations on Several Mineral substances including their analysis &c1862
RR/2/9Referee's report by Thomas Graham, on a paper 'On the action of nitric acid on various vegetables, with a more particular examination of spartium scoparium, linn., or common broom' by John Stenhouse28 December 1850
RR/3/137Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'On insolinic acid' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann7 February 1856
RR/3/259Referee's report by Henry Edward Schunck on a paper 'Examination of select vegetable products from India' by John Stenhouse5 January 1856
RR/3/258Referee's report by Robert John Kane, on a paper 'Examination of select vegetable products from India' by John Stenhouse4 February 1856
RR/2/223Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'On rubian and its products of decomposition [Part II]' by Henry Edward Schunck1 November 1852
RR/3/248Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'On rubian and its products of decomposition. Part III' by Edward Schunck26 September 1855
RR/5/34Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'On the peroxides of the radicals of the organic acids' by Benjamin Collins Brodie13 July 1863
RR/4/254Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On larixinic acid, a crystallizable volatile principle found in the bark of the larch tree' by John Stenhouse28 October 1861
RR/3/30Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'Researches on the action of sulphuric acid upon the armides and nitriles, together with remarks upon the conjugate sulpho-acids' by George Bowdler Buckton and August Wilhelm von Hofmann2 July 1856
RR/4/256Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On larixinic acid, a crystallizable volatile principle found in the bark of the larch tree' by John Stenhouse30 October 1861
RR/5/256Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Examination of Rubia munjista, the East-Indian madder, or munjeet of commerce' by John Stenhouse22 January 1864
RR/5/255Referee's report by Henry Edward Schunck, on a paper 'Examination of Rubia munjista, the East-Indian madder, or munjeet of commerce' by John Stenhouse20 January 1864
RR/1/231Referee's report by Thomas Graham, on a paper 'Examination of the proximate principles of some of the lichens' by John Stenhouse19 February 1848
RR/8/180Letter from John Stenhouse, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'An account of experiments on the influence of colloids upon crystalline form, and on movements observed in mixtures of colloids with crystalloids' by William Miller Ord12 July 1879
RR/2/229Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the action of nitric acid on various vegetables, with a more particular examination of spartium scoparium, linn., or common broom' by John Stenhouse20 October 1850
RR/2/88Letter from William Sharpey, August Wilhelm von Hofmann and John Stenhouse, regarding experiments in a paper 'On the frequent occurrence of indigo in human urine, and on its chemical and physiological relations' by Arthur Hill Hassall16 October 1854
RR/3/188Referee's report by John Stenhouse, on a paper 'On the immediate principles of human excrements in the healthy state' by William Marcet15 April 1857
RR/4/255Letter from William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On larixinic acid, a crystallizable volatile principle found in the bark of the larch tree' by John Stenhouse7 November 1861
MS/426/416Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [John] Stenhouse10 April 1850
EC/1848/15Stenhouse, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/19/70Copy of a letter from Thomas Graham to John Stenhouse13 March 1861
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