Authorised form of nameLawson; Henry (1774 - 1855)
Dates1774 - 1855
Place of birthGreenwich, London, England
Date of birth23 March 1774
Place of deathBath, Somerset
Date of death22 August 1855
Dates and placesBurial:
Weston, Somerset
FRAS; MRI; Montrose Natural History and Antiquarian Society; Literary and Philosophical Society, Hereford; Meteorological Society; Honorary Member, Philosophical Society of Newcastle
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election21/05/1840
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA5420
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/12/64Letter, 'The meteor of 13 November' from Henry Lawson to Alexander Aubert17 November 1803
EC/1840/21Lawson, Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/5/210Letter from Granville D Hill, 3 Laura Place, Bath, to [Colonel Edward Sabine], Treasurer of the Royal Society, Somerset House, London13 September 1855
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
AP/11/11Unpublished letter, 'A short account of some appearances in the moon on the 24th April, 1822' from Henry Lawson to George Dollond25 April 1822
AP/20/10Unpublished paper, 'Some account of the appearances of the solar spots, as seen from Hereford, on the 15th and 16th of May 1836 during and after the solar eclipse' by Henry Lawson6 June 1836
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