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Authorised form of nameWatson; David Meredith Seares (1886 - 1973)
SurnameWatson
ForenamesDavid Meredith Seares
Dates1886 - 1973
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Higher Broughton, near Salford, Lancashire, England (18 June 1886)
Death:
23 July 1973
ActivityEducation:
MSc
Career:
Lecturer in Vertebrate Palaeontology, University College, London
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/05/1922
Medals/Prizes:
Darwin Medal 1942
Lectures:
Croonian 1924
Council:
VP 1938-1939
RelationshipsFather of Janet Vida Watson (FRS 1979)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
AssocMaterial:
NCUACS 42/4/93. Papers deposited in University College Library, London
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1974 vol 20 pp 483-504, plate, by F R Parrington and T S Westoll
References:
Anon, 'Visit of His Excellency the Soviet Ambassador, 19 November 1959' in NR 1959 vol 14 pp 160-162
Royal Society codeNA6398
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/66/90Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS21 February 1924
EC/1922/14Watson, David Meredith Seares: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/36/603Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Weiss, University of Manchester19 November 1907
NLB/36/321Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Albert Charles Seward, Fellow of the Royal Society10 October 1907
NLB/36/334Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Aubrey Strahan, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Geology Sectional Committee14 October 1907
NLB/36/601Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to David Meredith Seares Watson19 November 1907
NLB/37/214Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to D [David] M [Meredith] S [Seares] Watson, Geological Department, University of Manchester15 February 1908
NLB/65/170Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [David Meredith Seares] Watson7 September 1923
NLB/54/500Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [James Peter] Hill, FRS2 June 1917
NLB/54/497Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [John] Stanley Gardier, Chairman of the Zoology Committee and FRS1 June 1917
RR/22/129Referee's report by Johnson Symington, on a paper 'The monotreme skull: A contribution to mammalian morphogenesis' by David Meredith Seares WatsonJuly 1915
RR/31/41Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'Dwarfed males parasitic on the females in oceanic angler-fishes (Pediculati ceratioidea)' by Charles Tate Regan1 December 1924
RR/31/10Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'The physiology of Teleosts: Preliminary note on the origin and mode of differentiation of the pipefishes (Syngnathiformes)' by H K Kyle[1924]
RR/31/80Referee's report by Arthur Smith Woodward, on the Croonian Lecture 'The evolution and origin of the amphibia' by David Meredith Seares Watson[September 1925]
RR/31/79Referee's report by Charles William Andrews, on the Croonian Lecture 'The evolution and origin of the amphibia' by David Meredith Seares Watson[February 1924]
NLB/68/536Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney [Frederic] Harmer, KBE, FRS29 July 1925
RR/37/53Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'The development of the vertebral column in mammals, as illustrated by its development in Mus musculus' by Ben DawesNovember 1928
RR/38/117Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'Study of the development of the vertebral column in teleosts, as shown in the life history of herring' by S J M RamanujamFebruary 1929
RR/39/57Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'The vascular filaments on the pelvic limbs of Lepidosiren, their function and evolutionary significance' by J T Cunningham[October 1929]
RR/37/115Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'The study of the development of the vertebral column of amphibia, as shown in the life-history of rana temporaria' by Himadri Kumar MookerjeeMarch 1928
RR/24/88Referee's report by Hans Friedrich Gadow, on a paper 'The structure, evolution and origin of the Amphibia. - The "orders' Rachitomi and Stereospondyli' by David Meredith Seares Watson22 March 1917
RR/49/69Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'The extinct of rhinoceroses of Baluchistan' by Clive Forster-Cooper[October 1933]
RR/53/116Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'Hypophysectomy of birds. I-Technique, with a note a on results' by R Towner Hill and Alan Sterling Parkes[June 1934]
RR/56/66Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'On the tooth-replacement in theriodont reptiles' by Francis Rex Parrington[September 1935]
RR/55/65Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'On the structure of the skull in the mammal-like reptiles of the suborder therocephalia' by Robert BroomMay 1935
RR/63/126Referee's report by Arthur Smith Woodward, on a paper 'The Acanthodian fishes' by David Meredith Seares WatsonFebruary 1937
RR/63/125Referee's report by Richard Higgins Burne, on a paper 'The Acanthodian fishes' by David Meredith Seares WatsonJanuary 1937
RR/63/100Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'The phylogeny of the ammonite family liparoceratidae' by L F SpathFebruary 1937
RR/67/312Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'On the evolution of the mammalian palate' by Francis Rex Parrington and Thomas Stanley WestollDecember 1939
RR/72/103Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'The skull of the foetal narwhal, Monodon monoceros L' by Nellie B Eales1949
NLB/66/59Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS15 February 1924
RR/17/223Letter from Robert Kidston, regarding a paper 'On the present distribution and origin of the calcareous concretions in coal seams, known as "coal balls"' by M C Stopes and David Meredith Seares Watson13 July 1907
NLB/65/930Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney [Frederic] Harmer, KBE, FRS31 January 1924
NLB/67/44Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS9 October 1924
NLB/65/873Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS21 January 1924
NLB/67/282Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS28 November 1924
NLB/71/336Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Editor, The Encyclopedia Britannica, 80 Regent Street, W14 April 1928
NLB/66/381Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS29 April 1924
NLB/66/572Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS30 May 1924
NLB/66/722Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS25 June 1924
NLB/68/549Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS6 August 1925
NLB/68/640Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney [Frederic] Harmer, KBE, FRS30 September 1925
NLB/69/627Copy letter from Henry Hallett Dale, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Arthur Smith Woodward, FRS30 June 1926
NLB/71/257Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Editor, the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 80 Regent Street, W11 March 1928
NLB/71/505Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS19 June 1928
NLB/71/482Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [David Meredith Seares] Watson9 June 1928
NLB/71/649Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS21 September 1928
NLB/72/653Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [David Meredith Seares] Watson, FRS14 February 1930
RR/28/88Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'On the skull and dentition of paraceratherium bugtiense: a genus of aberrant rhinoceroses from the lower Miocene deposits of Dera Bugti' by Clive Forster Cooper[September 1923]
RR/36/41Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'On the evolution of the vertebral column in birds, illustrated by its development in Larus and Struthio' by Johannes Piiper[May 1927]
RR/62/12Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'An anomalous fossil organism, possibly a new type of chordate, from the upper silurian of lesmahagow, lanarkshire —Ainiktozoon loganense, gen. et sp. nov' by D J Scourfield[June 1936]
RR/17/224Referee's report by Robert Kidston, on a paper 'On the present distribution and origin of the calcareous concretions in coal seams, known as "coal balls"' by M C Stopes and David Meredith Seares Watson[July 1907]
RR/17/225Referee's report by Aubrey Strahan, on a paper 'On the present distribution and origin of the calcareous concretions in coal seams, known as "coal balls"' by M C Stopes and David Meredith Seares Watson7 October 1907
RR/24/89Referee's report by John Graham Kerr, on a paper 'The structure, evolution and origin of the Amphibia. - The "orders' Rachitomi and Stereospondyli' by David Meredith Seares Watson[April 1917]
RR/31/42Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'The morphology of a rare oceanic fish, Stylophorus chordatus, Shaw; based on specimens collected in the Atlantic by the “Dana” expeditions, 1920-1922' by Charles Tate Regannd [1923]
RR/62/28Referee's report by David Meredith Seares Watson, on a paper 'On the phylogeny of the Ammonite family Liparoceratidae' by Leonard Frank Spath[September 1936]
NLB/66/658Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Sydney] Chapman13 June 1924
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