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Authorised form of nameYates; James (1789 - 1871)
Dates1789 - 1871
NationalityBritish
Place of birthToxteth Park, Liverpool, England
Date of birth30 April 1789
Place of deathLauderdale House, Highgate, London
Date of death07 May 1871
Dates and placesBurial:
Highgate Cemetery, London
ActivityEducation:
MA
Memberships:
FLS; FGS
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election31/01/1839
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
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/10610320
Royal Society codeNA6082
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/6Volume 6 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1859-1863
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
MM/19/67Letter from James Yates to William Sharpey, Secretary, Royal Society15 September 1866
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
MS/843/28Letter from James Yates, Lauderdale House, Highgate, to William Sharpey, Secretary to the Royal Society24 May 1870
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
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
MC/5/81Letter from James Yates, Lauderdale House, Highgate, to C R [Charles Richard] Weld, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]17 January 1853
MC/6/310Letter from James Yates, Highgate, to [Sir Edward Sabine], President of the Royal Society and to the Council25 March 1863
MC/7/34Letter from James Yates, Lauderdale House, Highgate, to the Secretary of the Royal Society17 March 1864
MC/8/48Letter from James Yates, Lauderdale House, Highgate, to Wm [William] Allen Miller, Treasurer of the Royal Society24 May 1867
MC/8/50Letter from James Yates, Lauderdale House, Highgate, to Wm [William] Allen Miller, Treasurer of the Royal Society29 May 1867
MC/8/66Letter from James Yates, Lauderdale House, Highgate, to Walter White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]9 July 1867
MC/8/69Letter from James Yates, Lauderdale House, Highgate, to Walter White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]13 July 1867
MC/9/102Letter from James Yates, Lauderdale House, Highgate, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]22 June 1870
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