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Authorised form of nameBate; Charles Spence (1819 - 1889)
Dates1819 - 1889
NationalityBritish
Place of birthTrenick House, near Truro, Cornwall, England
Date of birth16 March 1819
Place of deathThe Rock, South Brent, Devon
Date of death29 July 1889
Dates and placesBurial:
Plymouth cemetery
OccupationDentist; Surgeon
Research fieldBotany
Zoology
ActivityCareer:
Practised as a dentist first with his father in Truro, then in Swansea, then Plymouth (from 1851); an authority on crustacea
Memberships:
FLS (1854); Honorary Member, Dublin Natural History Society; Corresponding Member, Zoological and Botanical Association of Trinity College, Dublin; MRCS (1860); Odontological Society (President)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/06/1861
RelationshipsSon of Charles Bate, dentist, of Truro, and his wife Harriet Spence.
Married: 1) (1847) Emily Amelia daughter of John Hele (died 1884); 2) (1887)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1889 vol 46 pp xli-xlii signed by G S B
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/29926149
Royal Society codeNA6060
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/Maull/000283Bate, Charles Spencend
PT/75/7/47Drawings, development of Carcinus maenas after several moults by [Charles Spence Bate][1857]
AP/58/1/2Unpublished figure, 'Cells coalescing' by Charles Spence Bate1875
EC/1861/02Bate, Charles Spence: certificate of election to the Royal Society1861
MC/11/2Letter from C [Charles] Spence Bate, 8 Mulgrave Place, Plymouth, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society6 January 1877
PT/75/7/48Drawings, development of older Carcinus maenas larva by [Charles Spence Bate][1857]
PT/75/7/51Drawings, adult Carcinus maenas by [Charles Spence Bate][1857]
PT/75/7/50Drawings, young Carcinus maenas by [Charles Spence Bate][1857]
PT/75/7/53Drawings, Carcinus maenas development by [Charles Spence Bate][1857]
PT/75/7/52Drawings, Carcinus maenas carapax development by [Charles Spence Bate][1857]
PT/75/7/49Drawings, Carcinus maenas larva nearing adult form by [Charles Spence Bate][1857]
PT/75/7/46Drawings, development of Carcinus maenas from three moults by [Charles Spence Bate][1857]
PT/75/7/45Drawings, development of Carcinus maenas until first moult by [Charles] S B [Spence Bate][1857]
AP/15/15Unpublished paper, 'Account of an improvement in the machine for producing engravings of medals, busts etc. directly from the objects themselves; in which the distortions hitherto attending such representations are entirely obviated' by [Charles Spence] Bate[1832]
MC/11/258Letter from C [Charles] Spence Bate, 8 Mulgrave Place, Plymouth, to the Royal Society22 October 1878
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
AP/58/1Unpublished paper, 'On the development of the crustacean embryo' by C [Charles] Spence Bate1875
AP/58/1/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On the development of the crustacean embryo' by C [Charles] Spence Bate1875
RR/7/435Referee's report by George James Allman, on a paper 'On the development of the crustacean embryo, and the variations of form exhibited in the larvae of 38 genera of podophthalmia' by Charles Spence Bate16 February 1876
RR/7/436Referee's report by Edwin Ray Lankester, on a paper 'On the development of the crustacean embryo, and the variations of form exhibited in the larvae of 38 genera of podophthalmia' by Charles Spence Bate1 June 1876
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