Authorised form of nameRainsford; Charles (1728 - 1809)
Dates1728 - 1809
Place of birthWest Ham, London, England
Date of birth03 February 1728
Place of deathHis house in Soho Square, London
Date of death24 May 1809
Dates and placesBurial:
Vault in the chapel of St Peter ad Vincula in the Tower, London
Brigadier General and Chief Engineer in Portugal (1762); MP
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election13/05/1779
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA2500
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/391/196Bond of Charles Rainsford to the Treasurer of the Royal Society3 June 1779
NLB/61/721Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Gordon P. G. Hills Esquire; Fircroft, Cookham Dean, Berks17 October 1921
MM/2/5Letter from Charles Rainsford to Joseph Banks31 December 1783
EC/1779/10Rainsford, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/8/44Letter, 'Description of the King's Wells at Sheerness, Landguard Fort and Harwich' from Thomas Hyde Page to Charles Rainsford20 March 1783
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