Reference numberCLP/4i/57
TitlePaper, details of a fire ball in a storm at Sampford Courtnay, Devon, by an anonymous author in a letter to John Chamberlayne
DescriptionStorm occurred on 7 October 1711.

In the Parish of Sampford-courtney near Oakhampton in Devon, on the 7th of October, about 3 or 4 a clock in the afternoon, there was a great darkness as the Minister was gatechising the children, that he could hardly see with spectacles.

Subject: Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 15 November 1711.
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1710.0066
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 27, no 336, p 528 (1711)
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6747Chamberlayne; John (c 1666 - 1723)c 1666 - 1723
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