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Authorised form of nameHornsby; Thomas (1733 - 1810)
SurnameHornsby
ForenamesThomas
Dates1733 - 1810
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Oxford, England (28 August 1733)
Death:
Oxford (11 April 1810)
ActivityResearch Field:
Astronomy
Education:
MA
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
21/04/1763
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
Harold B Carter, 'The Royal Society and the Voyage of HMS Endeavour 1768-71' in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 245-260
Sir Richard Woolley, 'Captain Cook and the Transit of Venus of 1769' in NR 1969 vol 24 pp 19-32
Notes:
Certificate badly damaged
Royal Society codeNA1591
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CB/2/278Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to Thomas Hornsby14 July 1789
DM/2/144Candidates certificate in favour of John Bernouilli being elected to the Fellowship18th century
MS/391/89Bond of Thomas Hornsby to the Treasurer of the Royal Society16 June 1763
L&P/5/108Paper, 'Of the transit of Venus' by Thomas Hornsby1769
EC/1763/01Hornsby, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DM/4/10Letter from Thomas Hornsby, Oxford, to Sir Joseph Banks25 June 1784
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