Authorised form of nameAttfield; John (1835 - 1911)
Dates1835 - 1911
Place of birthNear Barnet, Hertfordshire
Date of birth28 August 1835
Place of deathAshlands, Watford
Date of death18/03/1911
Research fieldChemistry; pharmacy
School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Society. PhD (1862, Tubingen)
Apprenticed to William Frederick Smith, pharmacist, of Walworth (aged 14); Assistant to John Stenhouse (FRS 1848), at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London (1854); Director of the Educational Laboratories of the Pharmaceutical Society, London (1862); Professor of Practical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Society; retired (1896)
FCS (1862); Pharmaceutical Society (Corresponding); Society of Pharmacy, Paris (Corresponding);
Society of Pharmacy of Victoria (Honorary); American Pharmaceutical Association (Honorary)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election03/06/1880
RelationshipsSon of John Atfield, surveyor, of Whetstone
Bulloch's Roll
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1911-1912 vol 86 pp xliv-xlvi signed by A C
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6041
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/4/5Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On the spectrum of carbon' by John Attfield1 July 1862
NLB/14/42Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Attfield, Fellow of the Royal Society16 December 1896
NLB/17/743Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Attfield, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1898
NLB/18/15Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Attfield, Fellow of the Royal Society 22 December 1898
RR/4/6Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the spectrum of carbon' by John Attfield25 June 1862
PT/64/9Paper, 'On the spectrum of carbon' by John Attfield[1862]
EC/1880/04Attfield, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/000154Attfield, John16 February 1894
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