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Authorised form of nameBell; Thomas (1792 - 1880)
SurnameBell
ForenamesThomas
Dates1792 - 1880
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Poole, Dorset, England (11 October 1792)
Death:
13 March 1880
ActivityProfession:
Surgeon
Dentist
Memberships:
FLS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
10/01/1828
Council:
Sec 1848-1853; VP 1853-1854 and 1858-1860
RelationshipsUncle of Samuel Salter (FRS 1863)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/41954964
Royal Society codeNA7505
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/16/133Letter from Thomas Bell, Royal Society, to Sir John Herschel13 January 1853
AP/33/13Researches into the Existences or Forms of Identity of Light, Heat, Electricity & Magnetism etc5 March 1851
AP/29/7Researches to determine the Number of Species and the Mode of Development of the British TritonFebruary 1847
MM/16/155Letter from Thomas Bell, Royal Society, to Sir John Herschel25 October 1852
MM/17/38Letter from Thomas Bell to Samuel Hunter Christie17 May [1850]
MM/16/162Letter from Thomas Bell, Athenaeum, to Sir John Herschel10 May 1852
MM/12/83Letter from Sir Edward Sabine, Woolwich, to Thomas Bell11 May 1853
MM/21/49Letter from Robert Bentley Todd to Thomas Bell21 December 1849
MM/12/80Letter from TR Robinson, Armagh, to Thomas Bell29 April 1853
MM/12/71Letter from G B Airy, Greenwich, to Thomas Bell24 December 1852
MM/12/77Letter from J F W Herschel to Thomas Bellc. March 1853
MM/12/79Letter from EJ Cooper, Markree, to Thomas Bell26 April 1853
MM/12/76Letter from J W Lubbock to Thomas Bell12 March 1853
MM/16/161Letter from Sir John Herschel to Thomas Bell2 May 1852
MM/16/176Letter from Thomas Bell, Royal Society, to Sir John Herschel23 April 1852
MM/19/109Letter from James Nasmyth to Thomas Bell, Secretary, Southern Telescope Committee2 July 1853
MM/19/75Letter from Thomas Bell to William Sharpey, Secretary, Royal Society4 February 1857
MM/21/50Letter from Henry Foster Baxter to Thomas Bell14 January 1850
MM/19/110Letter from William Lassell to Thomas Bell, Secretary, Southern Telescope Committee2 July 1853
MM/19/102Letter from William Henry Smyth to Thomas Bell, Secretary, Royal Society7 December 1852
MM/19/106Letter from J F W Herschel to Thomas Bell, Secretary, Southern Telescope Committee18 January 1853
MM/21/34Letter from Wilhelm Pieter Eduard Simon Ruppell to Thomas Bell22 July 1853
AP/21/17On the action of Light on the colour of the River Sponge 9 May 1838
MM/19/107Letter from Messrs Chance, Glass Works, near Birmingham, to Thomas Bell, Secretary, Southern Telescope Committee29 January 1853
DM/6/141Letter from J F W Herschel to Thomas Bell28 May 1852
AP/32/13On a remarkable aurora borealis at Montreal on the 13th August 184923 August 1849
DM/6/140Letter from J F W Herschel to Thomas Bell2 May 1852
AP/33/5On the Motions of the IrisNovember 1851
AP/43/7On the Temperature of Flower and Leaves of Plants1860
AP/33/2An Experimental Inquiry undertaken with the view of ascertaining whether any and what signs of current electricity are manipulated in Plants, during vegetation1852
AP/32/14Sur la transformation gazeuse de l'eau, ay moyen de la pile dans seux compartiments ('On the Gaseous transformation of Water')28 April 1849
AP/33/4The Human Iris, its structure and physiology20 May 1851
AP/32/7On the application of the form of carbon deposited in gas retorts during the destructive distillation of coal as the negative plate in the nitric acid voltaic battery1850
AP/21/21On the Structure of the Teeth etc 31 May 1838
RR/3/285Letter from Thomas Bell, on an unnamed paper by Thomas Williams to the Secretary of the Royal Society2 July
IM/Maull/000324Bell, Thomasnd
AP/28/6/4Paintings, "Peacock" [spine], by H L Steiner 1845
AP/28/6/3Painting, "Sea-gull" [spine], by H L Steiner 1845
AP/28/6/1Paper, "On Motion in the lumbar division of the spine of birds", by George Oakley Fleming 1845
AP/28/6/2Painting, bird spine [peacock?], by H L Steiner 1845
MM/12/81Letter from G B Airy, Greenwich, to Thomas Bell30 April 1853
IM/000326Bell, Thomasnd
RR/3/89Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'Some observations on the ova of the salmonidae' by John Davy1855
RR/2/8Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'On the anatomy and physiology of Cordylophora, a contribution to our knowledge of the tubularian zoophytes' by George James Allman22 August 1853
RR/2/114Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'On the morphology of the cephalous mollusca, as illustrated by the anatomy of certain heteropoda and pteropoda collected during the voyage of H. M. S. "Rattlesnake" in 1846-50' by Thomas Henry HuxleyAugust 1852
RR/3/208Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'On the Scelidothere' by Richard Owen20 November 1856
RR/3/93Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'On the structure and functions of the hairs of the crustacea' by Campbell Greig De Morgan1858
RR/2/112Referee's report by Edward Forbes and Thomas Bell, on a paper 'Observations upon the anatomy and physiology of Salpa and Pyrosoma' by Thomas Henry Huxley22 August 1851
RR/2/183Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'On the Megatherium (Megatherium americanum, blumenbach)' by Richard Owen17 March 1851
RR/2/185Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'Description of some species of the extinct genus Nesodon, with remarks on the primary group (Toxodontia) of hoofed quadrupeds, to which that genus is referable' by Richard Owen17 February 1853
RR/3/210Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'Description of the skull and teeth of the placodus laticeps, owen, with indications of other new species of placodus, and evidence of the saurian nature of that genus' by Richard Owen8 April 1858
RR/3/17Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'On the development of decapod crustacea' by Spence Bates21 October 1857
RR/4/193Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'On the fossil mammals of Australia - Part I - Description of a mutilated skull of a large marsupial carnivore (Thylacoleo carnifex, Owen), from a calcareous conglomerate stratum, eighty miles S. W. of Melbourne, Victoria' by Richard Owen29 January 1859
RR/3/192Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on two papers, 'Observations on the anatomy and affinities of the Phyllirrhoë bucephala' and 'Brief sketch of the anatomy of a new genus of pelagic gasteropoda, named Jasonilla' by John Denis MacDonald1856
RR/1/12Letter from Thomas Bell, on two papers 'On the chorda dorsalis' and 'On the corpuscles of the blood - Part II' by Martin Barry 15 March 1841
RR/5/167Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'On the fossil mammals of Australia. - Part II. Description of an almost entire skull of the thylacoleo carnifex, Owen, from a freshwater deposit, Darling Downs, Queensland' by Richard Owen1 November 1865
RR/1/247Referee's report by Richard Owen and Thomas Bell, on a paper 'On the structure of the teeth, the vascularity of those organs, and their relation to bone' by John Tomes[1837]
RR/3/211Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'Description of some remains of a gigantic land-lizard (Megalama Prisca, Owen) from Australia' by Richard Owen21 September 1858
MS/426/486Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lieut Higginson R.N5 May 1853
MS/426/435Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Samuel Elliott] Hoskins19 November 1850
MS/426/494Note of a letter from [the Secretaries of] the Royal Society; to the Earl of Aberdeen [George Hamilton-Gordon][30 November 1853]
MS/426/581Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [William Allen] Miller; also to Mr [Thomas] Bell [Presidents of the Linnean and the Chemical Societies]7 February 1857
MS/426/339Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Thos [Thomas] Belle25 July 1848
MS/426/373Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr H [Henry] Bence Jones9 May 1849
MM/19/85Letter from John Peter Gassiot to Thomas Bell22 October 1860
MM/12/75Letter from William Lassell, Valletta, to Thomas Bell30 December 1852
MM/12/78Letter from TR Robinson, Armagh, to Thomas Bell10 April 1853
MM/19/111Letter from Lord Wrottesley, President, Royal Society, to Thomas Bell, Secretary, Southern Telescope Committee11 July 1853
MM/19/104Printed letter to members of the Southern Telescope Committee, from Thomas Bell, Secretary, Southern Telescope Committee15 December 1852
IM/Maull/000325Bell, Thomasnd
RR/2/141Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'Further observations on the anatomy of Macgillivrayia, Cheletropis, and allied genera of pelagic gasteropoda' by John Denis MacDonaldnd [1855]
RR/2/127Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'Discovery that the veins of the bat's wing (which are furnished with valves) are endowed with rythmical contractility, and that the onward flow of blood is accelerated by each contraction' by Thomas Wharton Jones11 March 1852
RR/2/240Referee's report by Thomas Bell, on a paper 'On the structure of the dental tissues of the order Rodentia' by John Tomes3 April 1850
MS/426/455Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to J F [John Fletcher] Miller20 January 1852
MS/426/412Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord [Henry] Brongham 2 April 1850
IM/000587Group lithograph of Royal Microscopical Society Presidentsnd
EC/1828/02Bell, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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