Authorised form of nameCobbold; Thomas Spencer (1828 - 1886)
Dates1828 - 1886
Place of birthIpswich, Suffolk, England
Date of birth26 May 1828
Date of death20 March 1886
Research fieldZoology
Charterhouse; Edinburgh; apprenticed to John Green Crosse, surgeon of Norwich (FRS 1836) MD (1852)
Curator, Anatomical Museum, University of Edinburgh; Prosector to John Goodsir (FRS 1846); moved to London and studied helminthology; Lecturer in Comparative Anatomy and Zoology, Middlesex Medical College (1860-1873); Swiney Professor of Geology (1868-1878); Professor of Helminthology, Royal Veterinary College; wrote papers on Entozoa
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/06/1864
RelationshipsThird son of Richard Cobbold, novelist
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1889-1890 vol 47 pp iv-v signed by J B S
Royal Society codeNA6066
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1864/04Cobbold, Thomas Spencer: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/000899Cobbold, Thomas Spencernd
IM/000898Cobbold, Thomas Spencernd
MS/427/71Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Thomas Spencer] Cobbold, FRS9 December 1880
PP/6/41Paper, 'Notes upon the experimental breeding of Taenia echinococcus in the dog from the echinococci of man' by John Davies Thomas1885
PP/6/42Paper, 'Note upon the frequent occurrence of Taenia echinococcus in the domestic dog in certain parts of Australia' by John Davies Thomas1885
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