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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
OccupationSurgeon
ActivityEducation:
Studied medicine at Edinburgh (from 1809); attended lectures of surgeons including Sir Astley Cooper
Career:
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)
Memberships:
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)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/6246149296246780670002
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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