Authorised form of nameGreig; Samuel (1735 - 1788)
Dates1735 - 1788
Place of birthInverkeithing, Fife, Scotland
Date of birth30 November 1735
Dates and placesBurial:
Cathedral at Reval, Estonia
Sailed in merchant ships; joined the Royal Navy; entered the Russian Navy (1764); received a state funeral in the cathedral of Reval
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election14/03/1782
RelationshipsGrandfather of Woronzow Greig (FRS 1833)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
John H Appleby, 'Woronzow Greig (1805-1865), FRS, and his Scientific Interests' in NR 1999 vol 53 pp 95-106
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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