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Authorised form of nameDodgson; Charles (c 1723 - 1795)
SurnameDodgson
ForenamesCharles
Datesc 1723 - 1795
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Howden, Yorkshire, England (c 1723)
Death:
Dublin, Ireland (21 January or 06 February 1795)
ActivityProfession:
Clergyman, Church of England
Education:
School at Sherburn, Co Durham; St John's College, Cambridge; BA (1746/7), MA (1758)
Career:
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)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
1/04/1762
RelationshipsSon of Christopher Dodgson, clergyman, of Yorkshire; grandson of Christopher Dodgson, husbandman
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; Venn
Notes:
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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