Authorised form of nameHuxham; John (1692 - 1768)
Dates1692 - 1768
Place of birthTotnes, Devon, England
Date of birth1692
Date of death11 August 1768
Dates and placesBurial:
North aisle of St Andrew's Church, Plymouth, Devonshire
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/04/1739
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1755
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
P Fontes da Costa, 'The Culture of Curiosity at The Royal Society in the first half of the eighteenth century', NR 2002 vo l56 pp 147-166
Royal Society codeNA816
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1739/02Huxham, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society5 April 1739
EL/H3/115John Huxham to James Jurin1725
EL/H4/29John Huxham, dated at Plymouth, to Cromwell Mortimer30 March 1739
MM/20/8Letter from John Huxham to Cromwell Mortimer, Secretary, Royal Society8 June 1739
RBO/15/79'An account of the disease and appearances upon opening the Body of a Person who died of an uncommon Colick' by Dr Huxham of Plymouth to Dr Jurin1731
MM/20/16Letter from William Barlow to Cromwell Mortimer, Secretary, Royal Society11 May 1744
CLP/5/32Letter, regarding meteorological observations from John Huxham to [James Jurin]10 January 1725
RBO/13/74Account of an epidemic disease 'Danmonius' which occurred in 1724 by John Huxham of Plymouth nd
L&P/2/581Letter, 'Of ascertaining a new genus of plants: Huxamia' from Alexander Gordon to John Huxham1755
LBO/18/198Copy letter from John Huxham, Plymouth25 July 1727
LBO/18/116Copy letter from John Huxham to James Jurin1725/1726
L&P/2/150Letter, 'Of the Northern Lights seen 15 Feb 1749/50' from John Huxham to Cromwell Mortimer18 April 1750
L&P/1/95Letter, 'On polyi taken out of the hearts of sailors' from John Huxham to Cromwell Mortimer23 April 1742
L&P/5/82Letter, 'A high tide and bore on 21 January' from John Huxham to William Watson1769
L&P/4/307Letter, 'A remarkable emphysema' from John Huxham to William Watson1766
L&P/3/287Letter, 'Of the effects of the hot weather in July 1757' from John Huxham to William Watson28 January 1758
L&P/4/21Letter, 'Of dislocations' from John Huxham to William Watson11 May 1760
L&P/3/328Letter, 'Of an abdominal tumour' from John Huxham to William Watson26 March 1758
L&P/2/548Paper, 'A dissertation of antimony' by John Huxham1754
L&P/4/311Letter, 'Influence of the imagination in pregnancy' from John Huxham to the Royal Society6 July 1765
L&P/2/211Letter, 'Of a piece of slate' from John Huxham to Cromwell Mortimer19 May 1751
L&P/4/20Letter, 'A luxated thigh-bone reduced' from Charles Yonge to John Huxham1760
L&P/3/102Letter, 'Of the case of a man who died after swallowing molten lead at the Eddystone fire' from John Huxham to William Watson31 January 1756
L&P/2/553Paper, 'Effects of lightning at Plymouth' from John Huxham to William Watson1754
L&P/3/31Letter, 'Of local climate and diseases' from Lionel Chalmers to John Huxham12 March 1755
L&P/4/242Paper, 'An account of an uncommon hydrocephalus' by John Huxham 1765
L&P/4/285Paper, 'Account of an uncommon dropsy' by John Huxham20 July 1765
L&P/3/275Letter, 'Heat of the air in July 1757' from John Huxham to William Watson19 July 1757
L&P/4/106Letter, 'Three surgical cases' from John Huxham to William Watson5 February 1762
L&P/4/270Letter, 'On the treatment of snake-bite with salt' from Benjamin Gale to John Huxham1765
L&P/5/160Letter, 'Of a boy who died of a gunshot wound' from Thomas Woolcombe to John Huxham25 June 1769
IM/005890Huxham, Johnnd
CLP/5/41Letter, regarding meteorological observations for December 1724 from John Huxham to James Jurin2 February 1725
CLP/5/44Paper, regarding meteorological observations from Plymouth for 1724 by [John Huxham]1724
IM/002333Huxham, Johnnd
P/0075Portrait of Huxham, John
RBO/12/22'Short account of the Anomalous Epidemic Small Pox beginning at Plymouth in August 1724 and continuing to the Month of June 1725' by Dr Huxham, physician at Plymouth1725
L&P/4/410Letter, 'Meteorological observations at Plymouth and of intense cold there during the winter' from William Watson and John Huxham1767
L&P/1/334Paper, 'Results of a post-mortem examination' by John Huxham1744
CLP/5/31Letter, regarding details of the thermometer, barometer and hygroscope used for observations from John Huxham to James Jurin24 April 1724
EL/H3/113John Huxham, dated at Plymouth, to James Jurin1723
EL/H3/117John Huxham, dated at Plymouth, to James Jurin25 July 1727
EL/H3/116John Huxham, dated at Plymouth, to James Jurin18 October 1726
EL/H3/114John Huxham to James Jurin1724
EL/H3/119John Huxham, dated at Plymouth, to James Jurin14 February 1730
EL/R2/38William Rutty to Dr Huxham25 March 1730
EL/H3/118John Huxham to James Jurin19 January 1728
L&P/1/127Letter, 'Mrs Stephen's dissolvements of the stone' from John Huxham to Thomas Stack1742
L&P/4/268Letter, 'History and practise of inoculation in the British American colonies' from Benjamin Gale to John Huxham1763
L&P/2/229Letter, 'Of a body in a vault of Staverton Church, Devon' from John Huxham and Nicholas Tripe to Thomas Stack29 June 1750
L&P/3/55Letter, 'Agitation of waters at Devon and Cornwall on Nov 1' from John Huxham to William Watson23 November 1755
CLP/14ii/36Letter, regarding the case of a man who died of an uncommon colic from Dr [John] Huxham to Dr [James] Jurin14 March 1731
CLP/14ii/47Paper, 'De morbo colico danmoniorum eoque maxime epidemico' [On a colic epidemic] by Dr John Huxham1724
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