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Authorised form of nameLubbock; John (1834 - 1913); 1st Baron Avebury
SurnameLubbock
ForenamesJohn
Dates1834 - 1913
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
29 Eaton Place, London, England (30 April 1834 )
Death:
Kingsgate Castle, Kent (28 May 1913)
Burial:
Farnborough churchyard, Hampshire
ActivityProfession:
Banker
Research Field:
Entomology, anthropology, botany
Honours:
Baron 1900
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1858
Council:
VP 1871-1872, 1878-1879 and 1893-1894
RelationshipsSon of Sir John William Lubbock (FRS 1829); grandson of Sir John William Lubbock (FRS 1821); married 2) Alice Augusta Laurentia, second daughter of Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers (FRS 1876)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1913-1914 vol 87 pp i-iii signed by A E S
References:
R J Pumphrey, 'The Forgotten Man - Sir John Lubbock, FRS' in NR 1958 vol 13 pp 49-58, plate
Fred Somkin, 'The Contributions of Sir John Lubbock, FRS to the Origin of Species: Some Annotations to Darwin' in NR 1962 vol 17 pp 183-191
Roy M MacLeod, 'The X-Club: A Social Network of Science in Late-Victorian England' in NR 1969 vol 24 pp 305-322
John Clark 'Avebury's circle; the science of John Lubbock' A special issue of 'Notes and Records' vol 68 No 1 pp 1-87
Royal Society codeNA5949
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/21/103Letter from John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, to Saunderson16 January 1883
MS/743/1/100Letter from John Lubbock, High Elms, Hayes, Kent, to [John Hall] Gladstone25 November 1881
MM/21/102Letter from John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, to LC Alexander26 January 1869
MM/21/55Letter from John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, to WA Herdman6 February 1906
MM/21/53Letter from John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, to Leo Errera12 September 1898
MM/21/106Letter from John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury21 July 1893
MM/17/116Letter from WH Benyon and Co, Portrait Painters, to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society11 January 1881
MM/18/28Letter from John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, to WE Manchester7 May 1900
MM/21/54Letter from John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, to Leo Errera27 January 1878
MM/21/105Letter from John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, to LC Alexander27 October 1887
MM/21/108Letter from John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, to AE Skeen21 December 1906
MM/21/86Letter from John Lubbok to E Townshend13 April 1887
MS/743/1/159Letter from John Lubbock, 2 St James' Square, to [John Hall] Gladstone23 July 1898
IM/002821Lubbock, Sir John , 1st Baron Avebury1999
NLB/36/207Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], Fellow of the Royal Society18 September 1907
NLB/38/784Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to The Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1908
MS/683/1Notebooks of John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury1852-1911
NLB/6/826Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Lubbock, Fellow of the Royal Society20 July 1892
NLB/6/864Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Few & Company26 July 1892
NLB/6/854Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Lubbock, 117 Piccadilly25 July 1892
NLB/11/608Copy letter from A H White, to Sir John Lubbock, Fellow of the Royal Society6 August 1895
NLB/12/457Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Alfred Newton, Fellow of the Royal Society, Magdalene College, Cambridge21 February 1896
NLB/18/59Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Few & Company, 19 Surrey Street, Strand, W.C.7 January 1899
NLB/15/392Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons14 September 1897
NLB/20/55Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons23 January 1900
NLB/21/314Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], Fellow of the Royal Society25 October 1900
NLB/24/149Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], Fellow of the Royal Society, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.12 March 1902
NLB/27/473Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Lubbock, Lord Avebury, Fellow of the Royal Society3 October 1903
NLB/30/359Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], Fellow of the Royal Society11 March 1905
NLB/28/407Copy letter from [Theodore E James], to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]1 March 1904
NLB/36/152Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Right Honourable Lard Avebury [John Lubbock], Fellow of the Royal Society27 August 1907
NLB/36/267Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1907
NLB/39/89Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons23 November 1908
NLB/37/351Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Mr F E Beddard6 March 1908
NLB/37/353Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Right Honorable Lord Avebury, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1908
NLB/36/871Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], Fellow of the Royal Society6 January 1908
NLB/44/567Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison [per H Robinson] to The Right Hon, The Lord Avebruy FRS [Fellow of the Royal Society]29 August 1911
NLB/47/92Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to the Rt Hon the Lord Avebury FRS27 November 1912
NLB/46/746Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [John Lubbock], The Right Honourable Lord Avebury, Fellow of the Royal Society, President of the Selbourne Society, 42 Bloomsbury Square, W.C.28 October 1912
MS/928/6/3/1Postcard from John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, High Elms, Farnboro' R.S.O., Kent, to Andrew Russell Forsyth7 February 1906
RR/4/154Referee's report by George Busk, on a paper 'On the ova and pseudova of insects' by John Lubbock8 March 1859
RR/3/182Referee's report by Philip Henry Gosse, on a paper 'An account of the two methods of reproduction in Daphnia, and of the structure of the Ephippium' by John Lubbock24 March 1857
RR/3/183Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'An account of the two methods of reproduction in Daphnia, and of the structure of the Ephippium' by John Lubbock25 March 1857
RR/4/157Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'Notes on the generative organs, and on the formation of the egg in the annulosa' by John Lubbock17 May 1861
RR/4/155Referee's report by Richard Owen, on a paper 'On the ova and pseudova of insects' by John Lubbock18 January 1859
RR/4/156Referee's report by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'Notes on the generative organs, and on the formation of the egg in the annulosa' by John Lubbock23 October 1861
RR/8/112Referee's report by John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, on a paper 'On the modifications of the simple and compound eyes of insects' by Benjamin Thompson Lowne25 May 1878
RR/8/113Second referee's report by John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, on a paper 'On the modifications of the simple and compound eyes of insects' by Benjamin Thompson Lowne1 June 1878
NLB/65/338Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Honourable Mrs Adrian Grant Duff; 16 Mulberry Walk, Chelsea, S.W.3.15 October 1923
MS/426/404Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mr Lyall16 January 1850
MS/683Lubbock Papers1852-1914
EC/1858/11Lubbock, John, 1st Baron Avebury: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/8/918Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Lubbock, Fellow of the Royal Society23 January 1894
NLB/9/877Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to W Graham Greene, Admiralty, Whitstable24 July 1894
NLB/28/32Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Few & Company22 December 1903
NLB/28/119Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], Fellow of the Royal Society13 January 1904
NLB/33/716Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to; Augustus Desire Waller, Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], Sir Benjamin Baker, Dr Henry Frederick Baker, Professor David Ferrier, Professor Sydney John Hickson, Dr A Scott, Mr Albert Charles Seward, Professor William Johnson Sollas, and Professor Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fellows of the Royal Society26 October 1906
NLB/39/21Copy letter from The Secretaries of the Royal Society to The Registrary of the University of Cambridge13 November 1908
VF/25"The Bank Holiday"23 February 1878
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