Authorised form of nameWhytt; Robert (1714 - 1766)
Dates1714 - 1766
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Date of birth06 September 1714
Place of deathEdinburgh
Date of death15 April 1766
Dates and placesBurial:
Old Greyfriars churchyard, Edinburgh
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election16/04/1752
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Diana E Manuel, 'Marshall Hall, FRS (1790-1857), A Conspectus of His Life and Work' in NR 1980 vol 35 pp 135-166
Royal Society codeNA4560
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/2/244Paper, 'Of the vital and other involuntary motions of animals - an account of R.W.'s book' by Robert Whytt1751
L&P/3/107Letter, 'Earthquake at Glasgow on 30 and 31 Dec 1755. Also of a shower of dust which fell on a ship between Shetland and Ireland' from Robert Whytt to John Pringle10 February 1756
L&P/3/237Letter, 'In answer to Pringle's letter' from Robert Whytt to John Pringle16 March 1757
L&P/3/236Letter, 'Of Lord Walpoles' death' from John Pringle to Robert Whytt1757
EC/1752/02Whytt, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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