Authorised form of namePercival; Thomas (1719 - 1762)
Dates1719 - 1762
Place of birthRoyton Hall, near Oldham, Lancashire, England
Date of birth01 September 1719
Dates and placesBurial :
St Paul's Church, Royton, near Oldham, Lancashire
Brought up Presbyterian, but joined the Church of England; he was a Whig, and supported the Hanoverian succession
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election25/11/1756
RelationshipsSon of Richard Pervical of Royton Hall
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA3071
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1756/13Percival, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/4/390Paper, 'Experiments on Peruvian bark' by Thomas Percival1 February 1767
L&P/4/305Paper, 'Formation of milk' by Thomas Percival17 December 1765
L&P/5/62Letter, 'Of a new method of preparing salep' from J Moult to Thomas Percival19 November 1768
EC/1764/34Percival, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/2/266Letter, 'Of a double child' from Thomas Percival to Lord Willoughby10 February 1752
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