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Authorised form of nameGreig; Samuel (1735 - 1788)
SurnameGreig
ForenamesSamuel
Dates1735 - 1788
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Inverkeithing, Fife, Scotland (30 November 1735)
Death:
October 1788
Burial:
Cathedral at Reval, Estonia
ActivityCareer:
Sailed in merchant ships; joined the Royal Navy; entered the Russian Navy (1764); received a state funeral in the cathedral of Reval
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
14/03/1782
RelationshipsGrandfather of Woronzow Greig (FRS 1833)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
John H Appleby, 'Woronzow Greig (1805-1865), FRS, and his Scientific Interests' in NR 1999 vol 53 pp 95-106
Notes:
Death date between 15 and 26 October 1788
Royal Society codeNA2020
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
M/086Greig, Samuel1788
L&P/8/10Letter, 'Concerning the spontaneous firing of a mixture of lamp-black and linseed oil' from Samuel Greig to Thomas Dimsdale1 September 1781
EC/1781/28Greig, Samuel: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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