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Authorised form of nameTomes; Sir; John (1815 - 1895)
Dates1815 - 1895
NationalityBritish
Place of birthWeston-on-Avon, Gloucestershire, England
Date of birth21 March 1815
Place of deathUpwood Gorse, Caterham, Surrey
Date of death29 July 1895
Dates and placesBurial:
St Mary's, Upper Caterham, Surrey
OccupationDentist
ActivityCareer:
Lecturer on Dental Physiology and Surgery, Middlesex Hospital.
Honours:
Kt 1886
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/06/1850
RelationshipsFather of Sir Charles Sissmore Tomes (FRS 1878)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1895-1896 vol 59 pp xiii-xiv signed by C S T
References:
M Bishop & M Parker 'Sir John Tomes FRS, Fellows of the Royal Society, and Dental Reform in the nineteenth century' NR 2010, vol 64, pp401-416
Notes:
Gideon Mantell's signature under 'From General Knowledge' has been crossed out
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/56011108
Royal Society codeNA7664
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/Maull/004624Tomes, Sir Johnnd
NLB/11/604Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons[July 1895]
RR/3/264Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'On the presence of fibrils of soft tissue in the dentinal tubes' by John Tomes1856
PT/46/3Paper, 'Observations on the structure and development of bone' by John Tomes and Campbell [Greig] de Morgan[1852]
RR/6/126Referee's report by John Tomes, on a paper 'On the development and succession of the teeth in the marsupialia' by William Henry Flower19 June 1867
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]
PT/75/4/5Drawing, 'Arctomys pruinosus vertical section of upper incisor' by [W Wing]28 December 1849
PT/75/4/4Drawings, sections of teeth from squirrels by [W Wing]December 1849
RR/3/263Referee's report by Willliam Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'On the presence of fibrils of soft tissue in the dentinal tubes' by John Tomes30 May 1856
MC/4/318Letter from Francis Kiernan, 30 Manchester Street, to [Charles Richard] Weld, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]28 January 1850
PT/75/4/10Drawings, 'Dipus' by [W Wing]12 January 1850
PT/53/6Paper, 'On the presence of fibrils of soft tissue in the dentinal tubes' by John Tomes[1856]
PT/53/6/1Manuscript, 'On the presence of fibrils of soft tissue in the dentinal tubes' by John Tomes[1856]
PT/53/6/3Plate, section from edge of pulp cavity of adult tooth by John Tomes21 January 1856
PT/53/6/4Plate, section from dentine softened by caries by John Tomes[1856]
PT/53/6/5Plate, section from carious dentine by John Tomes[1856]
RR/1/248Referee's report by William Bowman, on a paper 'On the structure of the dental tissues of the order rodentia' by John Tomes25 May 1850
RR/1/250Referee's report by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'On the structure of the dental tissues of marsupial animals, and more especially of the enamel' by John Tomes18 July 1849
RR/1/251Letter from William Sharpey, on behalf of the Committee of Physiology, on a paper 'On the structure of the dental tissues of marsupial animals, and more especially of the enamel' by John Tomes18 July 1849
RR/1/249Referee's report by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'On the structure of the dental tissues of the order rodentia' by John Tomes27 May 1850
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
RR/2/241Referee's report by William Benjamin Carpenter, on a paper 'Observations on the structure and development of bone' by John Tomes and Campbell Greig De Morgan2 December 1852
PT/53/6/2Plate, section from crown of adult male tooth by John Tomes22 January 1856
PT/36/5Paper, 'On the structure of the dental tissues of marsupial animals and more especially of the enamel' by John Tomes20 June 1849
PT/38/14Paper, 'On the structure of the dental tissues of the order Rodentia' by John Tomes[1850]
EC/1850/20Tomes, Sir John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
PT/75/4/11Drawings, lower incisor of Mus decumanus by [W Wing]14 January 1850
PT/75/4/3Drawings, sections of dentinal and Haversian systems by [W Wing]January 1850
PT/75/4/6Drawings, upper incisors from Arctomys pruinosus and Castor fiber by [W Wing]January 1850
PT/75/4/7Drawings, upper incisors from Spalax typhlus by [W Wing]January 1850
PT/75/4/8Drawings, 'Sections of Myoxus avellanarius' by [W Wing]January 1850
PT/75/4/9Drawings, 'Dipus' by [W Wing]11 January 1850
PT/75/4/12Drawing, 'Mus decumanus' by [W Wing]15 January 1850
PT/75/4/13Drawing, 'Mus decumanus' by [W Wing]15 January 1850
PT/75/4/14Drawing, 'Bank vole lower incisor' by W Wing[1849]
PT/75/4/15Drawing, 'Jerboa' by W Wing14 June 1849
PT/75/4/16Drawings, upper incisor of Hystrix cristata by [W Wing]January 1850
PT/75/4/17Drawings, lower incisor of Coelogenys paca by [W Wing]January 1850
PT/75/4/18Drawings, lower incisor of Capromys fournieri by [W Wing]January 1850
PT/75/4/19Drawings, upper incisor of Habrocoma bennettii by W Wing26 January 1850
PT/75/4/20Drawing, lower incisor of Cavia aperea by W Wing29 January 1850
PT/75/4/21Drawings, upper incisor of Hydrochoerus capibara by [W Wing]January 1850
PT/75/4/22Drawing, 'Brathyergus maritimus' by [W Wing]22 January 1850
PT/75/4/23Drawings, molar of Helamys capensis by [W Wing]January 1850
PT/75/4/24Drawings, incisor and molar of Lepus timidus by W WingJanuary 1850
PT/75/4/25Drawing, 'Lepus americanus' by W Wing29 January 1850
PT/39/1Explanation of figures, from 'On the structure of the dental tissues of the order Rodentia' by John Tomes[1850]
RR/2/242Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'Observations on the structure and development of bone' by John Tomes and Campbell Greig De Morgan24 August 1852
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