Authorised form of nameKaye; Sir; John William (1814 - 1876)
Dates1814 - 1876
Date of birth1814
Place of deathHis residence, Rose Hill, Forest Hill
Date of death24 July 1876
Eton; Royal Military College, Addiscombe
Cadet, Royal Artillery (Bengal) and went to India (1832); resigned (1841); began the 'Calcutta Review' (1841); returned to England (1845); entered home civil service, HEIC (1856); Secretary in the Office of the Secretary of State for India (by 1865)
KCSI 1871
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election07/06/1866
RelationshipsSecond son of Charles Kaye of Acton, Middlesex, solicitor; married (1839) Mary Catherine, daughter of Thomas Puckle of Sussex (she died 1893)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA3806
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
EC/1866/06Kaye, Sir John William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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