Authorised form of nameGeorge IV (1762 - 1830); King of Great Britain and Ireland
Other forms of nameGeorge Augustus Frederick, Prince of Wales
Dates1762 - 1830
Place of birthSt James's Palace, London, England
Date of birth12 August 1762
Date of death25 June 1830
Dates and placesBurial:
St George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire
Membership categoryRoyal Fellow
Date of election26/01/1789
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Alan J Clark, 'Notes on the History of Nos. 6, 7, 8 & 9 Carlton House Terrace, with a List of Known Occupants, 1829-1967' in NR 1993 vol 47 pp 297-303
J M Edmonds, 'The Founding of the Oxford Readership in Geology, 1818' in NR 1979-80 vol 34 pp 33-51, plate
John Thomas, 'Josiah Wedgwood's Portrait Medallions of Fellows of the Royal Society' in NR 1963 vol 18 pp 45-53, plate
Although he signed on 26 Jan 1789 as Prince of Wales (thus becoming, in the manner of George II, a Royal Fellow), unlike George II he has only 1 election date in R, the election date given above: 18 May 1820.
Royal Society codeNA5220
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
DM/1/75Copy of letter from Robert Peel and Charles Long to Sir Thomas Lawrence and FL Chantrey1 March 1826
DM/2/120Letter from Lord Southampton, Stanhope Street, to Dr Lockman21 June
DM/2/118Letter from Lord Southampton, Stanhope Street, to Sir Joseph Banks22 February 1784
DM/2/121Letter from Lord Southampton, Fitzroy Farm, to Sir Joseph Banks13 July 1784
DM/1/74Letter from Robert Peel to Humphry Davy, President, Royal Society3 December 1825
DM/2/117Fragmentary notes by Joseph Banksc.1789
DM/2/5'Address from His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex to His Majesty King William IVth'1831
DM/2/119Letter from Lord Southampton, Stanhope Street, to Sir Joseph Banks8 March 1784
DM/2/135Letter from William Tooke, Grays Inn, to J F W Herschel3 May 1825
DM/2/2Fragment of an "address of condolence" in Sir Joseph Banks's hand1818
DM/2/122Letter from Dr Lockman, Wigmore Street, to Sir Joseph Banks23 January 1789
DM/2/116Extracts from minutes of meetings of the Royal Society re election of the Prince of Wales to the Fellowship of the Royal Societyc.1784
IM/001634George IV, King of Great Britain and Ireland, as Prince of Walesnd
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