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Authorised form of nameJebb; John (1736 - 1786)
SurnameJebb
ForenamesJohn
Dates1736 - 1786
Dates and placesBirth:
Ireland (16 February 1736)
Death:
Bunhill Fields, London (02 March 1786)
ActivityEducation:
AB (1757), AM (1760) Peterhouse College, Cambridge; MD (1777, St Andrew's); LCP (1777)
Career:
Ordained; Lecturer in Theology, Cambridge University; resigned from Church of England and became a Unitarian; took up medicine
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
18/02/1779
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
L B Glyn, 'Israel Lyons: a short but starry career. The life of an eighteenth-century Jewish botanist and astronomer' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 275-305
Notes:
Munk gives birthplace as London
Royal Society codeNA5488
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1778/25Jebb, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/391/189Bond of John Jebb to the Treasurer of the Royal Society25 February 1779
L&P/8/146Letter, 'Of a stag's head and horns found in turf at Alport, Derbyshire' from Robert Barker to John Jebb23 January 1785
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