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Authorised form of nameGladstone; John Hall (1827 - 1902); chemist
SurnameGladstone
ForenamesJohn Hall
Dates1827 - 1902
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
7 Chatham Place West, Hackney, London, England (07 March 1827)
Death:
17 Pembridge Square, Notting Hill, London (06 October 1902)
Burial:
Kensal Green cemetery, London
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
University College, London; PhD (Giessen)
Career:
Assistant Lecturer in Chemistry, St Thomas's ( by 1852); Fullerian Professor of Chemistry, Royal Institution (1874-1877); undertook pioneer research in optics and spectroscopy; worked with the Young Men's Christian Association, and the Christian Evidence Society (CES); suffered a cardiac seizure after a meeting of the CES and was found dead in his study
Memberships:
FCS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/06/1853
Medals/Prizes:
Davy Medal 1897
RelationshipsSon of John Gladstone, wholesale draper, of Cheapside; father-in-law of James Ramsay Macdonald (FRS 1930)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 188-192 signed by T E T
References:
Vanity Fair 14 November 1891
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/15525481
Royal Society codeNA7685
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/Maull/001663Gladstone, John Hallnd
AP/40/5On the Chemical action of water on soluble salts1857
VF/13Portrait of John Hall Gladstone14 November 1891
AP/53/2On a Law in Chemical Dynamics 1871
MS/743/1/2Testimonial by William Thomas Brande, Royal Mint on behalf of John Hall Gladstone 24 April 1849
MS/743/1/1Letter from Thomas Graham, University College, to John Gladstone, Stockwell Lodge2 January 1846
MS/743/1/9Testimonial by William Allen Miller, King's College, London, on behalf of John Hall Gladstone30 May 1855
MS/743/1/3Testimonial by Justus von Liebig, Giessen, on behalf of John Hall Gladstone 24 April 1849
AP/61/15Experimental Researches into Electric Distribution1881
MS/743/1/44Letter from John Hall Gladstone, 28 Leinster Gardens, London, to Sir David Brewster29 March 1860
MS/743/1/61Letter from John Hall Gladstone, Gore House, Redhill, to Mr Dale28 July 1863
MS/743/1/63Letter from John Hall Gladstone, Gore House, Redhill, to Mr Dale8 August 1863
MS/743/1/42Draft letter from John Hall Gladstone, 28 Leinster Gardens, London, to Sir David Brewster9 March 1860
IM/Maull/001665Gladstone, John Hallnd
MS/743Papers of John Hall Gladstone1846-1918
NLB/23/2/10Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Dr [John Hall] Gladstone, Fellow of the Royal Society28 January 1901
NLB/11/135Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Hall Gladstone, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1895
NLB/13/500Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society30 September 1896
NLB/13/307Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1896
NLB/13/452Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society14 September 1896
NLB/15/612Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Horace A D Seymour, Royal Mint4 November 1897
NLB/15/608Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Dr John Hall Gladstone, Fellow of the Royal Society4 November 1897
NLB/19/556Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Hall Gladstone, Fellow of the Royal Society1 November 1899
RR/3/13Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On the formation and some of the properties of cyanide' by Reverend John Barlow5 July 1855
NLB/19/493Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr E W Marchant, Blythswood Laboratory, Renfrew, N.B.14 October 1899
NLB/19/622Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to the Secretary, the Joint Scholarships Board, 27 Norfolk Street, Strand, W.C. 10 November 1899
NLB/19/597Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Dr John Hall Gladstone, Fellow of the Royal Society7 November 1899
NLB/21/2Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook and Dr John Hall Gladstone, Fellows of the Royal Society14 July 1900
NLB/21/3Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Office,S.W.14 July 1900
NLB/21/9Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Francis Fitzgerald, Fellow of the Royal Society, The University of London, South Kensington, S.W.16 July 1900
NLB/21/4Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society16 July 1900
NLB/23/2/142Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Hall Gladstone, Fellow of the Royal Society26 November 1901
NLB/23/1/477Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Hall Gladstone, Fellow of the Royal Society 18 November 1901
RR/2/73Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On circumstances modifying the action of chemical affinity' by John Hall Gladstone28 March 1855
RR/3/88Referee's report by Baden Powell on a paper, 'On the influence of temperature on the refraction of light' by John Hall Gladstone and T P Dale18 October 1858
RR/4/20Referee's report by Humphrey Lloyd, on a paper 'On the lines of the solar spectrum' by David Brewster and John Hall Gladstone30 April 1860
RR/5/79Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'Researches on the refraction, dispersion, and sensitiveness of liquids' by John Hall Gladstone and T P Dale29 April 1863
RR/3/86Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the influence of temperature on the refraction of light' by John Hall Gladstone and T P Dale30 August 1858
RR/6/6Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'Contributions to the history of explosive agents' by Frederick Augustus Abel2 August 1869
RR/7/97Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'On a law in chemical dynamics' by John Hall Gladstone and Alfred Tribe25 October 1871
RR/7/140Letter from John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions - Part II' by Charles Tomlinson15 February 1871
RR/6/296Second referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions' by Charles Tomlinson16 December 1868
RR/6/134Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On the refraction-equivalents of the elements' by John Hall Gladstone26 October 1869
RR/6/139Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On the laws of connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson31 January 1866
RR/6/133Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'Researches on the blood.—On the action of nitrites on blood' by Arthur Gamgee11 June 1868
RR/7/57Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'Researches on vanadium - Part III' by Henry Enfield Roscoe18 May 1870
RR/6/255Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on the Bakerian Lecture 'Researches on vanadium' by Henry Enfield Roscoe16 January 1868
RR/7/96Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'On a law in chemical dynamics' by John Hall Gladstone and Alfred Tribe9 September 1871
RR/7/77Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions - Part II' by Charles Tomlinson1 September 1870
RR/7/282Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'Contributions to the history of explosive agents - Second memoir' by Frederick Augustus Abel30 March 1874
RR/7/332Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'Researches on explosives - Fired gunpowder' by Andrew Noble and Frederick Augustus Abel18 June 1874
RR/7/373Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On the action of heat on the absorption-spectra an chemical constitution of saline solutions' by Walter Noel Hartley9 December 1875
MS/743/1Correspondence of John Hall Gladstone1846-1918
MS/743/2Letters of Thomas Pelham Dale to John Hall Gladstone1861-1891
RR/9/273Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'The absorption spectra of the alkaloids' by Walter Noel Hartley17 February 1885
RR/9/275Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'The absorption spectra of the alkaloids' by Walter Noel Hartley6 April 1885
RR/14/179Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On the action of heat on the absorption-spectra an chemical constitution of saline substances' by Walter Noel Hartley2 November 1899
RR/14/114Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'The adoption of Rontgen rays by aqueous solutions of metallic salts' by Archibald Campbell, 1st Baron Blythswood and E W Marchant4 April 1899
RR/3/87Note by William Allan Miller on a paper, 'On the influence of temperature on the refraction of light' by John Hall Gladstone and T P Dale1858
MS/373/1/115Testimonial by John Hall Gladstone, Atheneum Club, Pall Mall, supporting Thomas Edward Thorpe 7 April 1874
EC/1853/07Gladstone, John Hall: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/21/45Letter from John Hall Gladstone27 October 1873
MS/743/1/5Testimonial by Henry Beaumont Leeson, St Thomas's Hospital, on behalf of John Hall Gladstone4 February 1851
NLB/13/71Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society5 June 1896
NLB/15/436Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1897
RR/5/279Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'Researches on isomeric alkaloids' by Charles Greville Hanson Williams21 July 1864
RR/6/135Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On the refraction-equivalents of the elements' by John Hall Gladstone15 December 1869
RR/6/293Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions' by Charles Tomlinson3 August 1868
RR/8/160Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On the microrheometer' by James Ballantyne Hannay7 May 1879
RR/8/176Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'Researches on explosives. No. II.—Fired gunpowder' by Andrew Noble and Frederick Augustus Abel15 August 1879
IM/001662Gladstone, John Hall1999
IM/001664Gladstone, John Hallnd
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