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Authorised form of nameParish; Sir; Woodbine (1796 - 1882)
SurnameParish
ForenamesWoodbine
Dates1796 - 1882
Dates and placesBirth:
14 September 1796
Death:
His residence, Quarry House, St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex (16 August 1882)
ActivityProfession:
Diplomat
Research Field:
Geology, palaeontology
Education:
Eton School
Career:
Entered the public service (1812); sent to Sicily (1814); sent to the Ionian Islands (1816); Commissioner and Consul General, Buenos Aires (1824); concluded treaty of amity with the newly independent Argentina (1825); Charge d'affaires, Buenos Aires (1825-1832); Chief Commissioner, Naples (1840-1848); Presented remains of Megatherium to the Royal College of Surgeons
Honours:
KCH 1837
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/03/1824
RelationshipsEldest son of Woodbine Parish and Elizabeth, daughter of Rev H Headley
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/218071422
Royal Society codeNA5484
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1823/22Parish, Sir Woodbine: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/709/44Letter from Woodbine Parish, to R[ichard?] Owen at Dr Cox's nd
IM/Maull/003422Parish, Sir Woodbinend
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
IM/Maull/003424Parish, Sir Woodbinend
IM/Maull/003423Parish, Sir Woodbinend
MC/1/198Letter from [Edward William] Brayley, Bruce Castle, Tottenham, to Captain Edward Sabine, Secretary of the Royal Society17 February 1830
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