Authorised form of nameHigginbottom; John (1788 - 1876)
Dates1788 - 1876
Place of birthAston-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Date of birth14 June 1788
Date of death07 April 1876
Studied medicine at Edinburgh (from 1809); attended lectures of surgeons including Sir Astley Cooper
Apprenticed to an uncle who was a Surgeon at Stockport; assistant to a surgeon in a large practice, Nottingham; set up own practice, Nottingham (after 1818)
MRCS (1818); FRCS (Honorary)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election03/06/1852
RelationshipsSon of a solicitor; married Ann, daughter of Robert Hall of New Banford and sister of Marshall Hall (FRS 1832)
Bulloch's Roll
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA5858
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1852/07Higginbottom, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/4/219Letter from John Higginbottom, Nottingham, to the Council of the Royal Society29 February 1848
AP/29/7/1Unpublished manuscript, 'Researches to determine the number of species and the mode of development of the British triton' by John HigginbottomFebruary 1847
AP/29/7/2Unpublished figures, 'Drawing 1' by John HigginbottomFebruary 1847
AP/29/7/3Unpublished figures, 'Drawing 2' by John HigginbottomFebruary 1847
PT/38/7Paper, 'Influence of physical agents on the developement [sic] of the tadpole of the triton and the frog' by John Higginbottom5 February 1850
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
AP/29/7Unpublished paper, 'Researches to determine the number of species and the mode of development of the British triton' by John HigginbottomFebruary 1847
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