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Authorised form of nameMassey; Richard Myddleton (c 1678 - 1743)
SurnameMassey
ForenamesRichard Myddleton
Datesc 1678 - 1743
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
c 1678
Death:
Rostherne, Cheshire (27 March 1743)
Burial:
The chancel of Rostherne church, Cheshire
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Education:
Brasenose College, Oxford (matriculated 1697); Aberdeen. DMed (1720)
Career:
Practised in Wisbech, Isle of Ely (1706-1720), and Stepney, Middlesex (from 1720); retired to Rostherne; one of the Keepers of the Ashmolean Museum; a Nonjuror
Memberships:
FSA (1718); Extra-Licentiate RCP (1706); Hon FRCP (1726)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
23/10/1712
Council:
Council (1727)
RelationshipsSon of Edward Massey of Rostherne and his wife, Elizabeth Bowles
SourcesSources:
Foster; Munk's Roll
Obituaries:
Gentleman's Magazine (1743), p217
Notes:
Proposed by Sir Hans Sloane. Foster gives age on matriculation as 15, age at death as 65
Royal Society codeNA5473
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
LBO/14/87Copy letter from Richard Massey of Wisbich to Hans Sloane 18 September 1708
CLP/22ii/50Paper, Account of [Johannes Philippus] Breynius' 'Historia naturalis Cocci Radicum Tinctorii quod Polonicum vulgo audit' by Richard Middleton Masseynd
CLP/22ii/60Paper, Account of [Johannes Philippus] Breynius' physical dissertation of a new class of shell called 'Polythalamiis, nova Testaceorum classe' by Richard Middleton Massey1733
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