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Authorised form of nameBevis; John (1693 - 1771)
Other forms of nameBevans, John
SurnameBevis
ForenamesJohn
Dates1693 - 1771
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales (31 October 1693)
Death:
06 November 1771
ActivityResearch Field:
Astronomy
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
21/11/1765
Council:
For Sec 1766-1771
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Ruth Wallis, 'John Bevis, MD, FRS (1695-1771): Astronomer Loyal' in NR 1981-82 vol 36 pp 211-225
Royal Society codeNA8127
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1765/19Bevis, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RBO/20/36Observations of Mercury and Venus by John Bevis1737
CLP/8ii/54Paper, observation of an occultation of Mars by the moon witnessed in Covent Garden 1736 by J Bevis1736
CLP/8ii/56Paper, 'Mercurius a Venere occultatus maii 17 1737' by John Bevis1737
CLP/8ii/55Paper, observations of moon's transit by Aldebaran on 3 April 1736 made at London by John Bevis1736
L&P/1/115Letter, 'Concerning the late comet' from Joseph Nicholas LiIsle to John Bevis[1742]
L&P/1/63Letters, 'Of the late comet' from W Ramsay, Thomas Wright and John Bevis to Martin Folkes25 February 1741
MS/391/101Bond of John Bevis to the Treasurer of the Royal Society5 December 1765
L&P/1/302Letter, 'Occultation of Jupiter by the Moon' by John Bevis to the Royal Society1744
L&P/1/297Paper, 'Occultatio Iovis a Luna' by John Bevis6 June 1744
L&P/1/270Letter, 'Concerning mathematical matters and the letters of M de Maurepas' from Pierre Charles Le Monnier to John Bevis25 March 1744
L&P/1/238Letter, 'On the transits of Mercury of 31 October 1736 and 25 October 1743' from John Bevis to William Jones1743
L&P/2/5Paper, 'The eclipse of the moon on 11-12 Dec 1749' by John Bevis and James Short1749
L&P/1/293Letter, 'Observations concerning the planet Mercury' from John Bevis to John Machin1744
L&P/2/188Paper, 'Occultation of Venus by the Moon 16 Apl 1751' by John Bevis 6 April 1751
L&P/4/265Letter, 'On his book given to the Royal Society; new table of the Moon' from A C Clairault to John Bevis10 April 1765
L&P/2/297Letter, 'Of a monstrous sheep with a horn near a yard long' from John Bevis to Thomas Birch14 May 1752
L&P/3/379Paper, 'On the return of the comet of 1682' by John Bevis3 May 1759
L&P/2/399Letter, 'Of the year of the eclipse foretold by Thales' from George Costard to John Bevis21 May 1752
L&P/2/444Letter, 'Of the eclipse mentioned by Xenophon' from George Costard to John Bevis23 October 1752
L&P/2/346Letter, 'Of Gascoigne's invention of the micrometer' from John Bevis to James Short10 May 1753
L&P/2/382Paper, 'Astronomical observations - eclipses and occultations in 1753' by John Bevis and James Short1753
L&P/4/175Letter, 'Electrical experiments' from John Bevis to Benjamin Wilson6 December 1763
L&P/4/251aPaper, 'Concerning Mr Erskine's centrifugal machine' by John Bevis1765
L&P/4/215Paper, 'Of the eclipse of the Sun of 1 April 1764 and of telescope glasses' by John Bevis 16 April 1764
L&P/5/171Letter, 'Of the late transit of Venus' from Nathaniel Pigott to John Bevis15 March 1770
L&P/5/79Paper, 'Account of Roger Joseph Boscovich's dissertationes quinque as dioptricam pertinentes' by John Bevis1769
L&P/5/9Paper, 'A note concerning the the cold of 1740 and of this year' by James Short and John Bevis3 February 1768
L&P/4/386Paper, 'Eclipse of the Sun 5 August 1766, observed at Newfoundland' by James Cook, communicated by John Bevis5 March 1767
L&P/5/111Paper, 'Of the transit of Venus and solar eclipse, as observed at Kew' by John Bevis1769
L&P/5/185Letter, 'Astronomical observations' from J A Mallet to John Bevis13 April 1770
L&P/5/104Letter, 'On the transit of Venus' from Lionel Charlton to John Bevis4 June 1769
CLP/8ii/52Paper, astronomical observations from Covent Garden on 15 March 1736 by J Bevis1736
CLP/8ii/53Paper, astronomical observations from Covent Garden in September 1736 by J Bevis1736
CLP/8ii/57Paper, description of a comet observed at Greenwich by John Bevis in a letter to John Machin23 February 1737
RBO/20/7'Some Astronomical Observations made at Covent-Garden, anno 1736 by J Bevis'1736
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