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Authorised form of nameRackett; Thomas (1756 - 1840)
SurnameRackett
ForenamesThomas
Dates1756 - 1840
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
1756
Death:
Spetisbury, Dorset (29 November 1840)
Burial:
Spetisbury, Dorset (05 December 1840)
ActivityProfession:
Clergyman, Church of England
Research Field:
Conchology
Education:
BA (1777) MA (1780), University College Oxford
Career:
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 instestate, administration granted to his daughter (01 January 1841)
Memberships:
FLS; FSA
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
17/02/1803
RelationshipsFather-in-law of Samuel Solly (FRS 1812)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Mrs F Neale
Authority:
Dates of 1757 November 1841 corrected by Mrs F Neale
References:
Gentleman's Magazine April 1841
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/96286533
Royal Society codeNA2798
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1802/11Rackett, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
MC/2/1Letter from Thomas Rackett, Spettisbury, to the Royal Society3 January 1832
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