Authorised form of nameWright; Edward (- 1761)
Dates - 1761
Place of deathKersie, Scotland
Date of death20 August 1761
MD (1753, Edinburgh)
Practised in Edinburgh; his books were donated to the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh after his death
LRCPE (1760); FRCPE (1761)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/04/1759
RelationshipsSon of Richard Wright of Kersie (died 1745) and his wife Cecilia Stewart, a descendent of Robert II, King of Scots; they were married after 1725
Bulloch's Roll
Foster has conflated two individuals in its entry
Royal Society codeNA3329
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1759/01Wright, Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/3/139Letter, 'Microscopical observations' from Edward Wright to Petter Collinson26 December 1755
L&P/2/122Paper, 'Of an irregular tide in the river of Forth' by Edward Wright1750
L&P/3/174Letter, 'Of a remarkable fossil Orthocertites' from Edward Wright to Peter Collinson18 May 1756
L&P/3/297Letter, 'An experiment to show that the salt of steel does not enter the lacteal vessels' from Edward Wright to Thomas Birch28 February 1758
L&P/3/175Letter, 'Of a remarkable fossil Orthoceratites' from Edward Wright to Peter Collinson [Second letter]11 June 1756
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