Authorised form of nameWarburton; Henry (? 1784 - 1858); politician
Dates? 1784 - 1858
Date of birth1784 or 1785
Place of death45 Cadogan Place, London
Date of death16 September 1858
Eton; Trinity College, Cambridge. BA (1804); MA (1812)
Worked in the timber trade, but then devoted himself to science; travelled on the Continent with his great friend, William Hyde Wollaston (FRS 1793) (1818); MP for Bridport, Dorset (1826-1841); MP for Kendal (1843-1847); advocator of the foundation of London University (1826), and medical reform (1826-1834)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election16/02/1809
RelationshipsSon of John Warburton of Eltham, Kent, timber merchant
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1857-1859 vol 9 pp 555-556
Boase gives birth date as 1785.
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA3076
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1808/12Warburton, Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/6/73Letter from Humphry Davy, Geneva, to Henry Warburton21 July 1814
DM/1/32Letter from Henry Warburton24 March 1831
DM/4/149Report of the Committee to consider Mr Stewart's letter respecting Mr Babbage's machine26 March 1831
DM/4/150Letter from Henry Warburton25 May 1831
DM/4/147Letter from M I Brunel to Henry Warburton28 February 1831
MM/6/72Letter from Humphry Davy, Valley of Chamonix, to Henry Warburton4 July 1814
MC/2/20Letter from [Charles Few], Covent Garden, to the John [William] Lubbock, Secretary of the Royal Society6 February 1832
MS/709/59Letter from Henry Warburton, House of the Geological Society, to James Sowerby, 2 Mead Place, Lambeth7 March 1814
DM/4/148Incomplete minute of a meeting of the Committee to consider Mr Stewart's letter respecting Mr Babbage's machine26 March 1831
MC/1/161Letter from William Hyde Wollaston, 1 Dorset Street, to the Royal Society 6 November 1828
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
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