Authorised form of nameEarle; William Benson (1740 - 1796)
ForenamesWilliam Benson
Dates1740 - 1796
Dates and placesBirth:
Shaftesbury, Wiltshire, England (1740)
Salisbury, Wiltshire (02 March 1796)
Newton Toney, Wiltshire
BA (1761) MA (1764) Merton College, Oxford
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
His place of burial is also spelt 'Newton Tony'.
Royal Society codeNA2573
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/3/53Letter from Edmund Benson, Sarum, to the Royal Society6 April 1796
IM/001226Earle, William Bensonnd
MS/391/154Bond of William Benson Earle to the Treasurer of the Royal Society20 May 1773
L&P/6/56Letter, 'Of a man lighter than water' from William Benson Earle to George Lyttelton11 April 1774
L&P/7/47Letter, 'A surgical case, relating to calculi' from M Gapper to William Benson Earle28 May 1778
MM/3/56Letter from J Skinner and Edmund Benson, Sarum, to Joseph Planta, Secretary of the Royal Society25 March 1797
EC/1773/07Earle, William Benson: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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