Authorised form of nameBalfour; John Hutton (1808 - 1884)
Dates1808 - 1884
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Date of birth15 September 1808
Place of deathInverleith House, Edinburgh
Date of death11 February 1884
Research fieldBotany
Professor of Botany, University of Edinburgh; one of the Editors of the 'Annals and Magazine of Natural History,' and of the 'Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal.'
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/06/1856
RelationshipsFather of Sir Isaac Bayley Balfour (FRS 1884)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA5523
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1856/01Balfour, John Hutton: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/000217Balfour, John Huttonnd
IM/000218Balfour, John Huttonnd
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
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