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Authorised form of nameEtheridge; Robert (1819 - 1903)
SurnameEtheridge
ForenamesRobert
Dates1819 - 1903
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Ross, Herefordshire, England (03 December 1819)
Death:
Chelsea, London (18 December 1903)
Burial:
Brompton cemetery, Kent
ActivityResearch Field:
Botany, palaeontology
Education:
Bristol
Career:
In business; Curator of the museum of the Bristol Philosophical Institution (1850); Lecturer in Botany, Bristol Medical School; Assistant Palaeontologist (1857), then Palaeontologist (1863), Geological Survey of Great Britain; Demonstrator upon Palaeontology, Royal School of Mines; Assistant Keeper of Geology, Natural History Museum (1881-1891); listed 18,000 British fossils
Memberships:
FRSE; FGS (President 1880-1882)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
8/06/1871
RelationshipsElder son of Thomas Etheride and his wife Hannah Pardoe; cousin of John Beddoe (FRS 1873); married three times
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 258-261signed by H B W
Notes:
An early Year Book puts him as being a Vice-President 1874-1875, but this is incorrect - see CM 1884 and 1874.
Royal Society codeNA6407
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/Maull/001314Etheridge, Robertnd
NLB/3/421Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Robert Etheridge, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1889
NLB/16/799Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R Etheridge, Fellow of the Royal Society10 June 1898
NLB/28/34Copy letter from Theodore E James, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]22 December 1903
NLB/28/89Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Arthur Smith Woodward, Fellow of the Royal Society7 January 1904
RR/7/101Referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on a paper 'Obervations on cysticea in the Ottawa district' by Grant17 October 1871
RR/7/149Referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures - Part II. Lycopodiaceae: lepidodendra and sigillariae' by William Crawford Williamson22 November 1871
RR/7/216Referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures - Part III. Lycopodiaceae (continued)' by William Crawford Williamson26 May 1872
RR/7/281Referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part V - Asterophyllites' by William Crawford Williamson5 November 1873
RR/7/257Referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on a paper 'Contributions to the study of the errant annelides of the older palaeozoic rocks' by Henry Alleyne Nicholson5 November 1873
RR/7/279Referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on an appendix to a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part IV - Dictyoxlon, lyginodendron, and heterangium' by William Crawford Williamson10 July 1873
RR/9/280Referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on a paper 'On beds of sponge-remains in the lower and upper greensand of the South of England' by George Jennings Hinde 1 August 1885
RR/12/56Second referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on a paper 'On the structure and affinities of Heliopora coerulea, Pallas. With some observations on the structure of Xenia and Heteroxenia' by Gilbert Charles Bourne17 November 1894
RR/12/55Referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on a paper 'On the structure and affinities of Heliopora coerulea, Pallas. With some observations on the structure of Xenia and Heteroxenia' by Gilbert Charles Bourne12 October 1894
RR/12/57Letter from Robert Etheridge, to Herbert Rix, regarding a paper 'On the structure and affinities of Heliopora coerulea, Pallas. With some observations on the structure of Xenia and Heteroxenia' by Gilbert Charles Bourne19 November 1894
RR/7/150Referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures - Part II. Lycopodiaceae: lepidodendra and sigillariae' by William Crawford Williamson24 November 1871
RR/7/278Referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part IV - Dictyoxlon, lyginodendron, and heterangium' by William Crawford Williamson8 April 1873
EC/1871/05Etheridge, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/14/446Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Trustees of the Australian Museum, Sydney, New South Wales11 March 1897
RR/9/262Referee's report by Robert Etheridge, on a paper 'Contributions to the history of the pleiocene and pleistocene deer. Part I. Cervus verticornis, Cervus savini' by William Boyd Dawkins25 August 1885
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