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Authorised form of nameBooth; Sir; Felix (1775 - 1850)
SurnameBooth
ForenamesFelix
Dates1775 - 1850
Dates and placesBirth:
1775
Death:
Brighton (25 January 1850)
ActivityCareer:
City merchant; head of Booth and Co distillers; Sheriff of London (1828); gave money towards Captain John Ross's voyage of discovery to NE America (1829-1833) and had the Boothia Peninsula and the Gulf of Boothia named after him.
Freemason, initiated, 28 February 1814, passed 23 May 1814, Somerset House Lodge No 2, No 4 from 1814, subsequently Royal Somerset and Inverness Lodge no 4 London
Honours:
Bt 1835
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
10/04/1834
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Library and Museum of Freemasonry, 'Freemasons and the Royal Society: Alphabetical List of Fellows of the Royal Society who were Freemasons' 2010 page 10
Royal Society codeNA2513
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1834/10Booth, Sir Felix: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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