Authorised form of nameTheobald; James (- 1759)
Dates - 1759
Date of death20 February 1759
Director of the Bank of England (1744-1755)
FSA (1726)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/11/1725
ProposerSir Hans Sloane
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
Council: 1728-1730
Bulloch's Roll; Printed list; Romulus 1 & 2
John H Appleby, 'James Theobald, FRS (1688-1759), Merchant and Natural Historian' in NR 1996 vol 50 pp 179-189
Gentleman's Magazine 1759, p94 (obituary)
Royal Society codeNA539
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/1/65b/1Letters, 'On the comet of 1741' from Thomas Wright to James Theobald11 March 1742
L&P/1/440Paper, 'An appendix to Dr C Mortimer's paper on cattle distempers' by James Theobald and others1745
L&P/1/247Paper, 'An account of the gold horn found in Jutland in 1734' by James Theobald1743
L&P/1/65bLetters and illustrations, 'On the comet of 1741' from Thomas Wright to James Theobald11 March 1742
L&P/2/127Letter, 'On inscriptions found at Tunis' from James Theobald to Martin Folkes10 May 1750
L&P/2/243Letter, 'Of ginsem among the Iroquois' from Thomas Hutchinson to J[ames] Theobald20 September 1751
L&P/3/315Paper, 'Of the effects of lightning at Shottesbrok, 20 July 1757' by James Theobald1758
L&P/3/244Letter, 'Of one of the carved wooden images found hidden in a cavern in Jamaica and shown to the Royal Society on May 5' from James Theobald to George Parker8 May 1757
EL/A/63Extract of a letter, from John Allen to James Theobald, dated at Bridgewater, Somerset15 May 1736
RBO/14/5Extract of a Letter from Peter Kinck to James Theobald1728
RBO/14/6Extract of a letter from Peter Kinck to James Theobald1728
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