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Authorised form of nameBerkeley; Miles Joseph (1803 - 1889)
Dates1803 - 1889
NationalityBritish
Place of birthBiggin, near Oundle, Northamptonshire, England
Date of birth01 April 1803
Place of deathHis vicarage, Sibbertoft, near Market Harborough
Date of death30 July 1889
OccupationClergyman, Church of England
Research fieldMycology
ActivityEducation:
Rugby School; Christ's College, Cambridge. BA (1825), MA (1828)
Career:
Ordained (1826); Curate, St John's, Margate, Kent (1829); Perpetual Curate, Apethorpe and Wood Newton, Northamptonshire (1833); was on the Government Commission on the potato disease (1845); Vicar of Sibbertoft (1868)
Memberships:
FLS (1836)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/06/1879
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1863
RelationshipsSon of Charles Berkeley
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1889-1890 vol 47 pp ix-xii signed by J D H
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/56659315
Royal Society codeNA6479
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/6Volume 6 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1859-1863
MM/9/21Letter from J D Hooker, Royal Society, to Rev Miles Berkeley5 November 1863
MS/682/5Letter from Miles Joseph Berkeley, King's Cliff, Wansford, to James De Carle Sowerby, Pratt Street, Camden Town, London2 September 1840
MS/682/4Letter from Miles Joseph Berkeley, King's Cliff, Wansford, to James De Carle Sowerby, 5 Camden Terrace West, Camden Town, London23 March 1837
NLB/3/655Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Harrison & Sons1 August 1889
RR/9/193Referee's report by Miles Joseph Berkeley, on a paper 'On the morphology and the development of the meliola, a genus of tropical epiphyllous fungi' by Harry Marshall Ward13 February 1883
RR/9/98Referee's report by Miles Joseph Berkeley, on a paper 'On the morphology and the development of the meliola, a genus of tropical epiphyllous fungi' by Harry Marshall Ward13 December 1882
EC/1879/03Berkeley, Miles Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/6/363Letter from C B [Charles Beaumont] Phipps, Windsor Castle, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]6 November 1863
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