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Authorised form of nameHincks; Thomas (1818 - 1899)
SurnameHincks
ForenamesThomas
Dates1818 - 1899
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Exeter, Devon, England (15 July 1818)
Death:
Clifton, Devon? (25 January 1899)
ActivityProfession:
Unitarian Minister
Research Field:
Zoology
Education:
Belfast. BA (Lond)
Career:
Minster at Cork (1839), Dublin (1842), Warrington (1844), Exeter (1846), Sheffield (1852) and Leeds (1855); lost his voice whilst in Leeds, and had to resign; retired to Clifton; studied zoophytes, especially in Devon
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1872
RelationshipsSon of Rev W Hincks
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 39-40 signed by L.C.M (Louis Compton Miall)
References:
Brian J Ford, 'Shining Through the Centuries: John Ray's Life and Legacy. A Report of the Meeting "John Ray and his Successors"' in NR 2000 vol 54 pp 5-22
Royal Society codeNA7980
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/17/129Letter from Thomas Hincks to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society27 March 1883
NLB/18/156Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons26 January 1899
NLB/19/549Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Mrs Hincks, Stokeleigh, Leigh Woods, Bristol30 October 1899
EC/1872/16Hincks, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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