Authorised form of nameRackett; Thomas (1756 - 1840)
Dates1756 - 1840
Date of birth1756
Place of deathSpetisbury, Dorset
Date of death29 November 1840
Dates and placesBurial:
Spetisbury, Dorset (05 December 1840)
OccupationClergyman, Church of England
Research fieldConchology
BA (1777) MA (1780), University College Oxford
Baptised at St Paul, Covent Garden (06 March 1756); Rector of Spetisbury with Charlton Marshall, Dorset (for 60 years); accompanied Charles Hatchett FRS and W G Maton FRS on a tour of the western counties of England; died intestate, administration granted to his daughter (01 January 1841)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election17/02/1803
RelationshipsFather-in-law of Samuel Solly (FRS 1812)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Mrs F Neale
Dates of 1757 November 1841 corrected by Mrs F Neale
Gentleman's Magazine April 1841
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA2798
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1802/11Rackett, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/2/1Letter from Thomas Rackett, Spettisbury, to the Royal Society3 January 1832
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
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