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Authorised form of nameBrande; William Thomas (1788 - 1866)
SurnameBrande
ForenamesWilliam Thomas
Dates1788 - 1866
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Arlington Street, St James's, London, England (11 February 1788)
Death:
London (11 February 1866)
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
Hon DCL (Oxon)
Career:
Apprenticed to his brother, an apothecary (1802); pupil at the Anatomical School, Windmill Street, under George Pearson (FRS 1791); Professor of Chemistry (1812) and later Professor Materia Medica to the Apothecaries Company; Professor of Chemistry, Royal Institution (succeeding Sir Humphry Davy); Fellow and member of the Senate of the University of London; editor of "Dictionary of Science and art"
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
13/04/1809
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1813
Lectures:
Bakerian 1813 and 1819
Council:
Sec 1816-1826; VP 1834-1835
RelationshipsSon of an apothecary; son-in-law of Charles Hatchett (FRS 1797)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1867-1868 vol 16 pp ii-vi, signed by A S T
References:
Sir John Craig, 'The Royal Society and the Royal Mint' in NR 1964 vol 19 pp 156-167, plate
N G Coley, 'The Animal Chemistry Club; Assistant Society to the Royal Society' in NR 1967 vol 22 pp 173-185
W P Griffith and P J T Morris, 'Charles Hatchett FRS (1765 - 1847), chemist and discoverer of niobium' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 299 - 316
Notes:
DSB gives birth date as 11 January 1788.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/29648539
Royal Society codeNA3249
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/8/4Experiments on the Contents of the Cardiac Portion of Stomach 22 February 1810
MM/14/140Letter from William Thomas Brande to the Royal Mint1 August 1838
DM/2/109Letter from JW Croker, Admiralty Office, to William Thomas Brande7 July 1825
DM/4/125Letter from Thomas Young, Board of Longitude, to W T Brande, Secretary, Royal Society7 February 1824
AP/10/7On the Natural action of Sulphuric acid and Alcohol, with observations on the composition and proportion of the resulting compound9 March 1826
DM/2/140Letter from William Thomas Brande, Royal Society, to Attorney General21 June 1825
DM/2/138Letter from William Tooke, Grays Inn, to W T Brande15 June 1825
DM/4/126Letter from Sir John Barrow, Admiralty, to W T Brande, Secretary, Royal Society1 November 1828
MS/743/1/2Testimonial by William Thomas Brande, Royal Mint on behalf of John Hall Gladstone 24 April 1849
MS/743/1/20Testimonial by William Thomas Brande, Royal Mint on behalf of John Hall Gladstone14 July 1857
DM/3/151Copy of a letter from William Thomas Brande, Secretary, Royal Society, to Edward Sabine10 March 1826
DM/2/137Letter from William Thomas Brande, Royal Society, to William Tooke5 May 1825
MS/859/2/48Letter from William Thomas Brande, Grafton Street, to Charles Hatchett, 7 Royal Crescent, Brighton14 January 1826
IM/000540Brande, William Thomasnd
IM/001362Faraday, Michael and Brande, William Thomasnd
MS/377/1/172Admission ticket to lectures at the Royal Institution of Great Britainnd [19th century]
MS/377/1/173Admission ticket to lectures at the Royal Institution of Great Britainn.d. [19th century]
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1832
RR/1/93Referee's report by William Thomas Brande, on a paper 'On some elementary laws of electricity' by William Snow Harris4 June 1834
RR/1/128Referee's report by William Thomas Brande, on a paper 'Contributions to the chemistry of the urine - Paper III' by Henry Bence Jones1 July 1848
L&P/12/120Paper, 'Chemical experiments on Guaiacum' by William Thomas Brande1805
MS/426/508Copy letter from Edward Sabine, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Dr [Peter Mark] Roget17 February 1854
IM/Maull/000539Brande, William Thomasnd
IM/000541Brande, William Thomasnd
DM/3/120Letter from John Barrow, Admiralty Offices, to W T Brande, Secretary, Royal Society3 April 1824
MM/13/85Minutes of meeting of the Excise Committee 20 December 1832
EC/1809/02Brande, William Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/13/88Minutes of meeting of the Excise Committee 29 January 1833
MM/13/92Minutes of meeting of the Excise Committee 3 March 1836
MC/1/57Letter from T. Phillips, 8 George Street, to William Thomas Brande, Secretary of the Royal Society 3 June 1818
MC/1/58Letter from William Bain, Comely Bank, Edinburgh, to [William Thomas Brande], Secretary of the Royal Society 17 November 1818
MC/1/59Letter from Augustus Bozzi Granville, Saville Row, to William Thomas Brande, Secretary of the Royal Society6 January 1819
MC/1/89Letter from John Burridge, 55 Nelson Square, to William Thomas Brande, Secretary of the Royal Society 12 May 1823
MC/1/130Letter from Knight, Jones and Knight, solicitors, St James' Square, to William Thomas Brande, Secretary of the Royal Society25 May 1825
MC/1/131Letter from William Sooke [?], Gray's Inn, to William Thomas Brande, Secretary of the Royal Society 30 May 1825
MC/1/137Letter from an unknown correspondent, to William Thomas Brande, Secretary of the Royal Society23 November 1825
MC/1/140Letter from R. Slade, Doctor's Commons, to William Thomas Brande, Secretary of the Royal Society7 March 1826
MC/1/146Letter from William Thomas Brande, Secretary of the Royal Society, Grafton Street, to Sir John Frederick William Herschel, Secretary of the Royal Society26 October 1826
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