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Authorised form of nameTurner; Edward (1796 - 1837)
SurnameTurner
ForenamesEdward
Dates1796 - 1837
Dates and placesBirth:
Clarendon, Jamaica (24 June 1796; Baptised 24 July 1796)
Death:
Hampstead, London (12 February 1837)
Burial:
Kensal Green Cemetery, London
ActivityResearch Field:
Analytical chemistry
Education:
MD
Career:
First professor of chemistry at UCL (1828)
Memberships:
FRSE; FRCPE; Corresponding Member, Royal Society of Gottingen; FGS; Honorary Member, Plinian Society of Edinburgh; Member, Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/03/1830
RelationshipsSon of Dutton Turner and Mary Gale;
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1837 No 30 pp 13-14
References:
V Gold, 'Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the Appointment of J F Daniell, FRS, as Professor of Chemistry at King's College London' in NR 1973-4 vol 28 pp 25-29
Notes:
DNB gives date of death as 13 February 1837 but headstone steates date of death as 12 February 1837. DSB gives year of birth as 1796; left edge of certificate damaged
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/76539783
Royal Society codeNA8292
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
EC/1830/11Turner, Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/2/127Letter from Edward Turner, Secretary of the Geological Society, to John George Children, [Secretary of the Royal Society]11 June 1834
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