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Authorised form of nameHollis; Thomas Brand (- 1804)
Other forms of nameBrand, Thomas
SurnameHollis
ForenamesThomas Brand
Dates - 1804
Dates and placesDeath:
September 1804
ActivityCareer:
Toured Europe (1748-1750) with Thomas Hollis (FRS 1757), who left Brand his fortune, stipulating that he should take the name Hollis (name changed 1774); Hollis left his estate of Corscombe, Devon, to him; he bequeathed both Corscombe and his own house the Hyde, Ingatestone, Essex, to the father of John Disney (FRS 1832)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1756
RelationshipsOnly son of Timothy Brand, of the Hyde, Ingatestone and his wife Sarah daughter of Thomas Mitchell of Reckling; brother-in-law of Richard Grindall (FRS 1758)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Royal Society codeNA2746
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1756/09Hollis, Thomas Brand: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/1/34Copy of a Resolution from twelve Fellows of the Royal Society, recommending the reinstatement of Dr Charles Hutton as Foreign Secretary29 January 1784
MM/1/35Copy of a Resolution from Nine Fellows of the Royal Society, deprecating Presidential influence in the election of Fellowsc.1784
IM/000538Brand-Hollis, Thomas1807
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