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Authorised form of nameMilne; John (1850 - 1913)
SurnameMilne
ForenamesJohn
Dates1850 - 1913
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Mount Vernon, Liverpool, Lancashire, England (30 December 1850)
Death:
Shide, Isle of Wight (30 or 31 July 1913)
ActivityResearch Field:
Seismology, mineralogy
Education:
King's College, London; Royal School of Mines
Career:
Studied mineralogy in Freiburg; investigated mineral resources of Newfoundland and Labrador (1872-1874); collected skeletons of the great auk from Funk Island, Newfoundland; Professor of Geology and Mining, Imperial College of Tokyo (1875); studied earthquakes; founded the Seismological Society of Japan; returned to England (1895); Secretary, Seismological Society
Memberships:
FGS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/06/1887
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1908
Lectures:
Bakerian 1906
RelationshipsOnly child of John Milne of Milnrow, Rochdale, and his wife Emma, daughter of James Twycross of Wokingham; married Tone, daughter of Horikawa Noritsune
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (MP); DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1913-1914 vol 89 pp xxii-xxv signed by J P
Notes:
DNB (MP) and DSB give death date as 31 July 1913
References:
G Ferrari and A McConnell, 'Robert Mallet and the 'Great Neapolitan earthquake' of 1857 in NR 2005 vol 59 pp 45-64
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/5712308
Royal Society codeNA7131
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003109Milne, Johnnd
AP/73/2On Lunar Periodicities in Earthquake Frequency1896
EC/1887/13Milne, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/26/55Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society21 January 1903
NLB/1/575Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Arnott, Ingleside[?], Birdhusrt Rise, Croydon23 September 1887
NLB/1/578Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Arnott26 September 1887
NLB/2/655Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1888
NLB/3/356Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Harrison & Son's[May 1889]
NLB/7/844Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mrs Arnott, Ingleside, Birdhurt Rise, Croydon8 May 1893
NLB/8/13Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society, Imperial College of Engineering, Tokyo, Japan29 June 1893
NLB/11/457Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons5 July 1895
NLB/14/101Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society5 January 1897
NLB/14/103Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society5 January 1897
NLB/19/222Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Shide Hill House, Shide, Newport14 July 1899
NLB/22/504Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor [John] Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society24 May 1901
NLB/19/115Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor George Carey Foster, [Fellow of the Royal Society]26 June 1899
NLB/26/112Copy letter from unknown correspondent to, Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society27 January 1903
NLB/34/559Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society, Shide, Isle of Wight7 February 1907
NLB/23/1/622Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society, Shide, Newport, Isle of Wight16 December 1901
NLB/23/1/628Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society, Shide, Newport, Isle of Wight18 December 1901
NLB/23/2/318Copy letter sent from Sir Michael Foster, to The Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Office25 March 1903
NLB/23/1/834Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor John Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society] 30 January 1902
NLB/25/23Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society24 July 1902
NLB/25/368Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society23 October 1902
NLB/29/603Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr John Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]12 November 1904
NLB/25/558Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society 19 November 1902
NLB/26/801Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society, Newport4 June 1903
NLB/26/783Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1903
NLB/28/38Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society22 December 1903
NLB/30/192Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society, Shide, Isle of Wight10 February 1905
NLB/30/104Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society30 January 1905
NLB/30/96Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]27 January 1905
NLB/30/287Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society28 February 1905
NLB/37/811Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Professor J [John] Milne19 May 1908
NLB/30/802Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society25 May 1905
NLB/30/817Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Mr [John] Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]29 May 1905
NLB/31/19Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society7 June 1905
NLB/28/785Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society20 May 1904
NLB/31/194Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor [John] Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]8 July 1905
NLB/31/257Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor [John] Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]17 July 1905
NLB/29/536Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to [John Milne], [Fellow of the Royal Society]2 November 1904
NLB/34/405Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society15 January 1907
NLB/32/177Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to John Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]22 January 1906
NLB/31/673Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor [John] Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]31 October 1905
NLB/32/260Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]8 February 1906
NLB/32/514Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society23 March 1906
NLB/32/395Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to John Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]5 March 1906
NLB/32/634Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society26 April 1906
NLB/34/322Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, John Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]3 January 1907
NLB/34/628Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society18 February 1907
NLB/34/394Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society, Shide, Isle of Wight14 January 1907
NLB/34/436Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society22 January 1907
NLB/34/447Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society25 January 1907
NLB/34/621Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society16 February 1907
NLB/38/25Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society, Shide, Isle of Wight3 June 1908
NLB/37/35Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] Milne FRS14 January 1908
NLB/39/219Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society12 December 1908
NLB/37/443Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society20 March 1908
NLB/37/666Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Dr John Milne Fellow of the Royal Society29 April 1908
NLB/42/291Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to John Milne, FRS [Fellow of the Royal Society], Shide Hill House, Shide, Newport, Isle of White10 May 1910
NLB/40/524Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] Milne FRS21 June 1909
NLB/41/308Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society18 November 1909
NLB/45/766Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] Milne FRS4 May 1912
NLB/45/785Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] Milne FRS, Shide, Newport, Isle of Wight7 May 1912
RR/9/77Referee's report by William Edward Ayrton, on a paper 'On seismic experiments' by John Milne and T Gray23 February 1882
RR/9/78Referee's report by John Wesley Judd, on a paper 'On seismic experiments' by John Milne and T Gray16 March 1882
MS/928/2/121Letter from John Milne, Seismological Society of Japan, Imperial University of Japan, Tokyo, to Charles Vernon Boys15 May 1891
MS/928/2/122Letter from John Milne, Seismological Society of Japan, Tokyo, to Charles Vernon Boys5 March 1892
RR/13/18Referee's report by John Milne, on a paper 'On the diurnal periodicity of earthquakes' by Charles Davison3 March 1896
RR/14/211Referee's report by John Milne, on a paper 'On the propagation of earthquake motion to great distances' by Richard Dixon Oldhamnd [July 1899]
NLB/30/725Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to [John] Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]12 May 1905
NLB/4/1050Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society5 January 1891
NLB/3/916List of corrections in the addresses of Royal Society Fellows8 November 1889
NLB/28/68Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society, Shide, Newport4 January 1904
NLB/30/253Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society20 February 1905
NLB/30/712Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor [John] Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]10 May 1905
NLB/31/65Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society14 June 1905
NLB/31/722Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor [John] Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]6 November 1905
NLB/29/657Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to John Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]21 November 1904
NLB/29/829Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor John Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society16 December 1904
NLB/34/755Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor Herbert Hall Turner, Fellow of the Royal Society5 March 1907
NLB/32/52Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to John Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]19 December 1905
NLB/35/785Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr John Milne, [Fellow of the Royal Society]16 July 1907
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