Authorised form of nameBowring; Sir; John (1792 - 1872)
Dates1792 - 1872
Dates and placesBirth:
Exeter, England (17 October 1792)
Exeter (23 November 1872)
Governor of Hong Kong.
Kt 1854
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Quentin Bone, 'Favourite or Outsider?', review of George Bartle, An Old Radical and his Brood and Joyce Youings, ed, Sir John Bowring, 1792-1872: Aspects of his Life and Career in NR 1996 vol 50 pp 142-144, plate
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Royal Society codeNA6766
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1856/03Bowring, Sir John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/000484Bowring, Sir Johnnd
MS/710/20Letter from John Bowring, Queen's Square, Westminster, London, to Robert Were Fox, Falmouth16 January 1839
IM/000483Bowring, Sir Johnnd
IM/Maull/000482Bowring, Sir Johnnd
MM/21/69Letter from John Bowring to Matthew Needham28 March 1825
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