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Authorised form of nameAttfield; John (1835 - 1911)
SurnameAttfield
ForenamesJohn
Dates1835 - 1911
Dates and placesBirth:
Near Barnet, Hertfordshire (28 August 1835)
Death:
Ashlands, Watford (18 March 1911)
ActivityProfession:
Pharmacist
Research Field:
Chemistry, pharmacy
Education:
School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Society. PhD (1862, Tubingen)
Career:
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)
Memberships:
FCS (1862); Pharmaceutical Society (Corresponding); Society of Pharmacy, Paris (Corresponding);
Society of Pharmacy of Victoria (Honorary); American Pharmaceutical Association (Honorary)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1880
RelationshipsSon of John Atfield, surveyor, of Whetstone
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1911-1912 vol 86 pp xliv-xlvi signed by A C
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
EC/1880/04Attfield, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/000154Attfield, John16 February 1894
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