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Authorised form of namePetit; Louis Hayes (? 1774 - 1849)
Dates? 1774 - 1849
Date of birth? 1774
Place of deathNew Square, Lincoln's Inn
Date of death13 November 1849
Dates and placesBurial:
Highgate Cemetery, London
OccupationBarrister
ActivityEducation:
Queen's College, Cambridge. BA (1796), MA (1799); studied in the chambers of Mr Charles Abbott, later Lord Tenterden
Career:
Called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn, 1801; member of the Oxford circuit; MP for Ripon (1827); collected books, especially philological works
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election10/12/1807
RelationshipsDescended from the family of Petit des Etangs, near Caen, Normandy; his grandfather Louis Petit came to England at the revocation of the Edict of Nantes
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Royal Society codeNA3604
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
DM/1/13Letter from LH Petit, 9 New Square, Lincolns Inn, to James Hudson, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society7 March 1831
EC/1807/10Petit, Louis Hayes: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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