Yorke, Philip James (1799–1874), chemist and mineralogist, was born at Ely, Cambridgeshire, on 13 October 1799, the eldest son of Philip Yorke, prebendary of Ely (1770–1817), and his wife, the Hon. Anna Maria (d. 1835), daughter of Charles Cocks, first Baron Somers...
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Subjects: Petrology ; Mineralogy and Gems ; Medicinal Chemistry
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