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Daubeny, Charles Giles Bridle

Born: 1795 AD
Died: 1867 AD
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1795 – Born on the 11th of February at Stratton near Cirencester in Gloucestershire, the son of the Rev.James Daubeny.

 

He studied at Magdalen College, Oxford under Dr John Kidd.

 

1819 – In the course of a tour through France, he made the volcanic district of Auvergne a special study.

 

1822 – He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society.

 

1822-1855 – In November, Daubeny succeeded Kidd as professor of chemistry at Oxford.

 

1834 – He was appointed to the chair of botany.

 

1830 – Published in the Philosophical Transactions a paper on the iodine and bromine of mineral waters.

 

1831 – Represented the universities of England at the first meeting of the British Association.

 

1836 – He communicated to the Association a report on the subject of mineral and thermal waters.

 

1837 – He visited the United States, and acquired there the materials for papers on the thermal springs and the geology of North America.

 

1856 – Became president of the latter body at its meeting at Cheltenham.

 

1867 – Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny died on 12th of December.

 

The herbarium at Oxford is named after him.