Authorised form of nameJenkins; Sir; Richard (1785 - 1853)
Dates1785 - 1853
Place of birthCruckton, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
Date of birth18 February 1785
Place of deathHis residence, Gothic Cottage, Blackheath
Date of death30 December 1853
Dates and placesBurial:
His family vault at Bicton, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire
HEIC Civil Service; Director, HEIC; MP
GCB 1838
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election18/02/1841
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA1694
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1841/09Jenkins, Sir Richard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/002422Jenkins, Michael1996
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/3/20Letter from the Marquis of Northampton, [President of the Royal Society], Somerset House, to Sir Richard Jenkins25 April 1839
MC/3/27Letter from Richard Jenkins and [William Butterworth] Bayley, East India House, to the Marquis of Northampton [President of the Royal Society]10 June 1839
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView