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Authorised form of nameRichardson; Sir; John (1787 - 1865)
SurnameRichardson
ForenamesJohn
Dates1787 - 1865
NationalityBritish
Place of birthNith Place, Dumfries, Scotland
Date of birth05 November 1787
Place of deathLancrigg, Grasmere, Westmorland
Date of death05 June 1865
Dates and placesBurial:
Grasmere churchyard, Westmorland
OccupationSurgeon
ActivityEducation:
MD
Honours:
Kt 1846; CB 1850
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election24/02/1825
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
24/02/1825
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1856
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1866-1867 vol 15 pp xxxvii-xliii
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/73862190
Royal Society codeNA5665
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
MM/4/40Letter from John Richardson, Lincolnshire, to General Edward Sabine, 15 March 1857
IM/003811Richardson, Sir Johnnd
MC/4/298Letter from Jane Franklin, 21 Bedford Place, to the Earl of Rosse, [President of the Royal Society]15 November 1849
MM/25/2Letter from Sir James Clark Ross, Athenaeum, to [Sir John] Richardsonc.1847
EC/1824/22Richardson, Sir John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/4/304Letter from [John] Parker, [First Secretary to the] Admiralty, to the Earl of Rosse, President of the Royal Society 28 November 1849
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