Authorised form of nameDavies; Richard (c 1708 - 1761)
Datesc 1708 - 1761
Place of birthShropshire, England
Date of birthc 1708
Place of deathBath, Somerset
Dates and placesBurial:
Queens' College, Cambridge; BA (1730/1), MA (1734), MD (1748)
Fellow of Queens' (1730-1740); Practised medicine in Shrewsbury, Shropshire and afterwards in Bath
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election08/06/1738
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Venn
Treasurer's Book (16 May 1741) states 'he paid to 14 May 1741 and then withdrew from the Society'.
Journal Book 18 p. 261 (14 May 1741) states 'A letter from Dr R. Davies dated at Salop May 11 1741 was read wherein he promises to pay his arrears due, and desires thereupon to have leave to withdraw his name from the list. Which was accordingly granted.'
He was buried at Bath 25 December 1761. His will was proved on 6 Mar 1762 by his widow.
Royal Society codeNA3661
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1738/07Davies, Richard: certificate of election to the Royal Society8 June 1738
MS/12Tables of specific gravities extracted from various authors with notes to which is prefix'd a critic on the authors of these experiments, by Richard Davies1747
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