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Authorised form of nameJukes; Joseph Beete (1811 - 1869)
SurnameJukes
ForenamesJoseph Beete
Dates1811 - 1869
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Summerhill, near Birmingham, England (10 October 1811)
Death:
Hampstead House, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland (29 July 1869)
ActivityResearch Field:
Geology, geomorphology
Education:
Wolverhampton Grammar School (1822-1829); MA (St John's College, Cambridge)
Career:
Geological Surveyor of Newfoundland (1839-1840); Naturalist to HMS Fly exploring Australia and New Guinea (1841-1846); Geological Survey of the United Kingdom - North Wales and English midlands (1846); Local Director, Geological Survey of Ireland (1850); Professor of Geology in the Museum of Irish Industry, later the Royal College of Science for Ireland (1854); President of the Geological Section of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1862)
Memberships:
MRIA (1852); FGS (1836); Geological Society of Ireland (President, 1853-1855)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
02/06/1853
RelationshipsSon of Sophia and John Jukes, Birmingham button manufacturer ; married (1849) Georgina Augusta Meredith
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
Robert A Bayliss, 'The Travels of Joseph Beete Jukes, FRS' in NR 1977-8 vol 32 pp 201-212
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Royal Society codeNA3843
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/Maull/002468Jukes, Joseph Beetend
IM/Maull/002467Jukes, Joseph Beetend
EC/1853/08Jukes, Joseph Beete: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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