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Authorised form of nameYates; James (1789 - 1871)
SurnameYates
ForenamesJames
Dates1789 - 1871
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England (30 April 1789)
Death:
Lauderdale House, Highgate, London (07 May 1871)
Burial:
Highgate Cemetery, London
ActivityEducation:
MA
Memberships:
FLS; FGS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
31/01/1839
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1871-1872 vol 20 pp i-iii signed by C T
References:
J Edmund White, 'The Priestley Memorial Volume' in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 85-96
R W Jones, 'Dalton's unfortunate choice' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 15-33
Royal Society codeNA6082
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/19/67Letter from James Yates to William Sharpey, Secretary, Royal Society15 September 1866
MS/843/28Letter from James Yates, Lauderdale House, Highgate, to William Sharpey, Secretary to the Royal Society24 May 1870
NLB/3/85Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George Scharf, National Portrait Gallery Offices, 20 Great George Street11 March 1889
MS/426/504Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [James] Yates, Esq27 January 1854
MOB/034Electrical machine by Joseph Priestleyc.1767
EC/1839/07Yates, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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