Authorised form of nameHincks; Thomas (1818 - 1899)
Dates1818 - 1899
Place of birthExeter, Devon, England
Date of birth15 July 1818
Place of deathClifton, Devon?
Date of death25 January 1899
OccupationUnitarian Minister
Research fieldZoology
Belfast. BA (Lond)
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
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/06/1872
RelationshipsSon of Rev W Hincks
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 39-40 signed by L.C.M (Louis Compton Miall)
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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