Authorised form of nameDodgson; Charles (c 1723 - 1795)
Datesc 1723 - 1795
Place of birthHowden, Yorkshire, England
Date of birthc 1723
Place of deathDublin, Ireland
Date of death21 January or 06 February 1795
OccupationClergyman, Church of England
School at Sherburn, Co Durham; St John's College, Cambridge; BA (1746/7), MA (1758)
Ordained deacon (1746/7), priest (1749); Kept a school at Stanwix, Cumberland; Rector of Kirby Wiske, Yorkshire (1755-1762); Rector of Elsden, Northumberland (1761-1765); Chaplain to the Duke of Northumberland (Lord Lieutenant of Ireland); Bishop of Ossory (1765); Bishop of Elphin (1775-1795)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election01/04/1762
RelationshipsSon of Christopher Dodgson, clergyman, of Yorkshire; grandson of Christopher Dodgson, husbandman
Bulloch's Roll; Venn
Venn gives death date as 21 Jan 1795, BR gives it as 6 Feb 1795
Royal Society codeNA2408
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/391/88Bond of Charles Dodgson to the Treasurer of the Royal Society16 December 1762
L&P/4/267Letter, 'A dissertation on the nature of evaporation and on several phenomena of air, water and of boiling liquors' from Hugh Hamilton to Charles Dodgson5 March 1765
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