Authorised form of nameLawson; Sir; Wilfrid (1697 - 1737)
Dates1697 - 1737
Date of birth1697
Place of deathNewcastle-upon-Tyne
Date of death13 July 1737
Queen's College, Oxford (matriculated 1713); Inner Temple (admitted 1715)
Groom of the Bedchamber to George I (1720-1725); MP for Boroughbridge (1718); MP for Cockermouth (1722-death)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election11/12/1718
ProposerWilliam Byrd
RelationshipsSon of Sir Wilfrid Lawson, Bart, of Isel, near Cockermouth, Cumberland, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of George Preston of Holker, Lancashire; married Elizabeth Lucy, daughter of Henry Mordaunt, MP, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Sir Thomas Spencer, Bart, of Yarnton and niece of the Earl of Peterborough; succeeded his father as 3rd Bart (1705)
Bulloch's Roll
Gentleman's Magazine (1737), p451
Royal Society codeNA4337
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/390/167Bond of Sir Wilfrid Lawson to the Treasurer of the Royal Society15 January 1718
RR/68/279Referee's report by Henry Hallett Dale, on a paper 'Morphine-like properties of diphenylethylamine and related compounds' by Edward Charles Dodds, Wilfrid Lawson and P C Williams[1943]
RR/68/280Referee's report by Charles Robert Harington, on a paper 'Synthetic oestrogenic compounds related to stilbene and diphenylethane. II' by Edward Charles Dodds, L Golberg, E I Grünfeld, Wilfrid Lawson, C M Saffer and Robert Robinson25 August 1943
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