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Authorised form of nameCarnac; John (1716 - 1800)
SurnameCarnac
ForenamesJohn
Dates1716 - 1800
Dates and placesBirth:
1716
Death:
Mangalore, India (1800)
ActivityCareer:
Military service began in the 39th Foot; attained rank of Brigadier General; entered the Honorable East India Companty [HEIC]; MP for Leominster
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
20/02/1772
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 1. 1731-1847' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 307-332
Royal Society codeNA2754
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1772/08Carnac, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/4/172Letter, 'Of earthquakes' from Edward Gulston to John Carnac21 April 1762
L&P/4/173Letter, 'Of earthquakes' from Edward Gulston to John Carnac [Copy]21 April 1762
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