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Authorised form of nameStead; John Edward (1851 - 1923)
SurnameStead
ForenamesJohn Edward
Dates1851 - 1923
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Howden-on-Tyne, Northumberland, England (11 October 1851)
Death:
Redcar, Yorkshire (31 October 1923)
ActivityResearch field:
Metallurgical chemistry
Education:
At home, by his father
Career:
Apprenticed to John Pattinson, public analyst, Newcastle; Analyst to Tharsis Sulphur and Copper Company, Hebburn-on-Tyne; Chemist, Bolckow, Vaughan and Co, iron manufacturers; went into partnership with John Pattinson; was involved in the early development of the Bessemer process; studied eutectics in steel, and the effect on phosphorus on steel
Memberships:
FCS; FIC; Iron and Steel Institute (President 1920-1922); Cleveland Institution of Engineers (President)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/06/1903
RelationshipsSon of Rev William Stead; younger brother of W T Stead, journalist
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1924 vol 106 pp i-v, plate, signed by H C H C
Royal Society codeNA5363
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1903/12Stead, John Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/16/19Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to J E Stead, [Fellow of the Royal Society] Laboratory & Assay Office, Middlesborough13 January 1898
NLB/27/69Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Edward Stead, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Laboratory and Assay Office, Middlesborough25 June 1903
NLB/30/372Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Edward Stead, Fellow of the Royal Society14 March 1905
NLB/33/153Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Edward Stead, Fellow of the Royal Society, 11 Queen's Terrace, Middlesbrough6 July 1906
NLB/33/192Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Edward Stead, Fellow of the Royal Society, 11 Queen's Terrace, Middlesbrough13 July 1906
NLB/37/564Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to J [John] E [Edward] Stead, Fellow of the Royal Society7 April 1908
RR/17/343Referee's report by John Edward Stead, on a paper 'Entectics research no 1 - alloys of lead and tin' by Walter Rosenhain and P A TuckerJuly 1908
RR/18/178Referee's report by John Edward Stead, on a paper 'The constitution of the alloys of aluminium and zinc' by Walter Rosenhain and Sydney L ArchbuttMay 1911
NLB/65/450Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir George [Thomas] Beilby, FRS2 November 1923
NLB/35/717Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to John Edward Stead, Fellow of the Royal Society9 July 1907
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