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Authorised form of nameNewburgh; John (1630 - 1692); landowner
Dates1630 - 1692
NationalityBritish
OccupationLandowner
ActivityEducation:
Gray's Inn (admitted 1649)
Career:
Contributed to John Evelyn's (FRS 1663) 'Pomona'; made wines from various types of fruit
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/11/1664
ProposerJohn Wilkins
Date of ejection or withdrawal22 July 1685
Other Royal Society activityActed as correspondent to the Society, in particular with Henry Oldenburg, on topics such as the fertilisation of orchards and gardening. Expelled due to non-payment of arrears
RelationshipsParents: Walter Newburgh and Jane Browne
General contextNot much is known about Newburgh's biography or personal life. His contributions to Evelyn's work and his correspondence with the Society showcase an avid interest in wine and cider production, as well as agriculture and arboriculture.
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; Hunter; Oldenburg, VI, p. 225-6, XII, p. 232-3; Bysshe (see References)
References:
Squibb, G D. 1977. 'Bysshe, Sir Edward. Visitation of Dorset, 1677' (London: Harleian Society)
Notes:
See Birch vol 4, p 421 and Correspondence of Oldenburg VI for more details.
Royal Society codeNA6735
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/N1/3Letter, from John Newburg to Henry Oldenburg30 October 1669
EL/N1/4Letter, from John Newburg to Henry Oldenburg1670
EL/N1/1Letter, from John Newburg to Dr [William] CroonOctober 1663
EL/N1/2Letter, from John Newburg to Henry Oldenburg21 September 1669
EL/N1/7Letter, from John Newburg to Henry Oldenburg28 February 1670
EL/N1/6Letter, from John Newburg to Henry Oldenburg25 January 1671
EL/N1/5Letter, from John Newburg to Henry Oldenburg9 August 1670
EL/O2/11Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to John Newburgh, dated at London11 September 1669
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