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Authorised form of nameForbes; David (1828 - 1876); Metallurgist
SurnameForbes
ForenamesDavid
Dates1828 - 1876
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Douglas, Isle of Man (06 September 1828)
Death:
05 December 1876
Burial:
Kensal Green cemetery, London
ActivityResearch Field:
Metallurgy
Memberships:
FGS; FCS; AICE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1858
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Sir Gavin de Beer, ed, 'Some Unpublished Letters of Charles Darwin' in NR 1959 vol 14 pp 12-66
Notes:
John Perry's signature has been crossed out and a note added: '(on the Council)'
Royal Society codeNA3644
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1858/05Forbes, David: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001488Forbes, Davidnd
RR/7/269Referee's report by David Forbes, on a paper 'On the composition and origin of the waters of a salt spring in Huel Seton Mine, with a chemical and microscopical examination of certain rocks in its vicinity' by John Arthur Phillips7 March 1873
RR/7/386Referee's report by David Forbes, on a paper 'On the origin and mechanism of production of the prismatic (or columnar) structure of basalt' by Robert Mallet13 February 1875
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