Authorised form of nameBurrow; Sir; James (1701 - 1782)
Dates1701 - 1782
Date of birth28 November 1701
Place of deathStarborough Castle, in the parish of Lingfield, Surrey
Date of death05 November 1782
Kt 1773
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election07/04/1737
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
PRS 1768 (Oct-Nov), 1772 (Jul-Nov); VP 1752-?, 1758-?, 1760-1768, 1769-1782
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA3290
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1737/02Burrow, Sir James: certificate of election to the Royal Society7 April 1737
AB/1/2/1/60Letter from James Burrow to the Council15 January 1763
IM/000689Burrow, Sir James1780
L&P/3/302Paper, 'Of an earthquake felt at Lingfield and Edenbridge' by James Burrow6 April 1758
IM/000688Burrow, Sir Jamesnd
P/0019Portrait of Burrow, Sir James
AB/1/2/2/6Letter to James West from James Burrow3 June 1768
L&P/2/62Paper, 'Of the earthquake of March 8' by James Burrow16 March 1750
L&P/3/374Paper, 'Of gossamere (spider)' by James Burrow31 March 1759
L&P/5/101Paper, 'On the last transit of Venus' from James Horsfall to James Burrow1769
L&P/4/46Letter, 'Computation of lives' from James Burrow to Peter Collinson1761
MM/4/17Letter from Martin Folkes, President, Royal Society, on the appointment of Vice-Presidents1751
MS/391/129Power of deputy, issued by James West, President of the Royal Society, to James Burrow15 December 1768
MS/391/186Power of deputy, issued by Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society, to Sir James Burrow10 December 1778
MS/391/172Power of deputy, issued by Sir John Pringle, President of the Royal Society, to Sir James Burrow21 December 1775
MM/10/116Articles of Agreement between the Council of the Royal Society and Mr Charles Mason and Mr Jeremiah Dixon23 October 1760
MS/391/151Power of deputy, issued by Sir John Pringle, President of the Royal Society, to James Burrow10 December 1772
L&P/2/57aLetter, 'Of the earthquake of March 8' from James Burrow to the Royal Society9 March 1750
MS/790/17Letter from James Burrow to [Martin Folkes] 3 December 1743
L&P/2/169Letter, 'Of earthquakes in Suffolk & Leicestershire' from James Burrow to Martin Folkes2 October 1750
L&P/2/75Letter, 'Of an earthquake felt at East Sheen' from James Burrow to Peter Daval30 March 1750
MM/5/39Memorial from the Royal Society to King George III concerning the Transit of Venus of 1769c.1768
MS/790/18Letter from James Burrow to [Martin Folkes] n.d. [1744]
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