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Authorised form of nameConybeare; William Daniel (1787 - 1857)
Dates1787 - 1857
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth07 June 1787
Place of deathLlandaff
Date of death12 August 1857
OccupationClergyman, Church of England
Research fieldGeology
ActivityEducation:
Westminster School; Christchurch College, Oxford. MA
Career:
Vicar of Sully, Glamorganshire; Curate of Banbury; Dean of Llandaff (1844-1857); carried out geological researches; was the first to describe the Ichythyosaurus; died of apoplexy
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/12/1819
RelationshipsSon of John Josias Conybeare, geologist and divine
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1857-1859 vol 9 pp 50-52
References:
J M Edmonds and J A Douglas, 'William Buckland, FRS (1784-1856) and an Oxford Geological Lecture, 1823' in NR 1975-6 vol 30 pp 141-167
Royal Society codeNA8182
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1819/19Conybeare, William Daniel: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/000935Conybeare, William Danielnd
MS/251/20Letter from William Daniel Conybeare to William Buckland, Corpus Christi College, Oxford March 1821 [? watermark 1819]
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