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Authorised form of nameTomes; Sir; John (1815 - 1895)
SurnameTomes
ForenamesJohn
Dates1815 - 1895
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Weston-on-Avon, Gloucestershire, England (21 March 1815)
Death:
Upwood Gorse, Caterham, Surrey (29 July 1895)
Burial:
St Mary's, Upper Caterham, Surrey
ActivityProfession:
Dentist
Career:
Lecturer on Dental Physiology and Surgery, Middlesex Hospital.
Honours:
Kt 1886
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1850
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
Royal Society codeNA7664
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1850/20Tomes, Sir John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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
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
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
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/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]
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/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
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/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
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