A Norfolk network within The Royal Society

@article{Richardson2002ANN,
  title={A Norfolk network within The Royal Society},
  author={Gen FM Richardson},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  year={2002},
  volume={56},
  pages={27 - 39}
}
  • G. Richardson
  • Published 22 January 2002
  • History
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
The Royal Society in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries provided a meeting place for the discussion of scientific matters, but many of the men who gathered there were connected outside the Society as friends, relatives, or colleagues. Dawson Turner (F.R.S. 1802) is the central figure in a network of Fellows of the first part of the nineteenth century, men linked by the coincidence of birth in the county of Norfolk. Turner communicated widely with people of his own locality, and with those… 

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