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Authorised form of nameStaunton; Sir; George Thomas (1781 - 1859)
SurnameStaunton
ForenamesGeorge Thomas
Dates1781 - 1859
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Milford House, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (26 May 1781)
Death:
17 Devonshire Street, Portland Place, London (10 August 1859)
ActivityEducation:
DCL (1818, Oxford)
Career:
Writer in the HEIC's factory, Canton (1798); introduced vaccination into China (1805); Chief of the factory, Canton (1816); returned to England; MP for Mitchell (1818-1826); MP for Heytesbury (1830-1832); MP for Hampshire Southern (1832-1835); MP for Portsmouth (1838-1852)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
28/04/1803
RelationshipsSon of Sir George Leonard Staunton (FRS 1787); 2nd Baronet; unmarried
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1859-1860 vol 10 pp xxvi-xxix
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/66595175
Royal Society codeNA2239
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1803/01Staunton, Sir George Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
MM/6/28Letter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square, to Sir George StauntonMarch 1807
MM/6/8Letter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square, to Sir George Staunton24 January 1807
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
MM/6/19Letter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square, to Sir George Thomas Staunton12 April 1805
MC/1/205Letter from Sir George T. Staunton, Royal Asiatic Society, to the Royal Society 6 March 1830
MC/2/2Letter from Sir George Thomas Staunton, Devonshire Street, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]3 January 1832
MC/2/7Letter from Sir George Thomas Staunton, Devonshire Street, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]16 January 1832
MC/2/9Letter from Sir George Thomas Staunton, Devonshire Street, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]20 January 1832
MC/2/10Letter from Sir George Thomas Staunton, Devonshire Street, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]20 January 1832
MC/2/12Letter from James Hudson, [Assistant Secretary of the] Royal Society, to the Royal Society23 January 1832
MC/2/37Letter from Sir George [Thomas] Staunton, Devonshire Street, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society17 May 1832
MC/2/41Letter from Sir George Thomas Staunton, Devonshire Street, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]4 June 1832
MC/2/42Letter from [William] Walker, Royal Asiatic Society's House, Grafton Street, to Sir George [Thomas] Staunton4 June 1832
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