Authorised form of nameTyson; Michael (1740 - 1780)
Dates1740 - 1780
Place of birthIn the parish of Stamford All Saints [Lincolnshire?],England
Date of birth19 November 1740
Place of deathLambourne, near Ongar, Essex
Date of death04 May 1780
Dates and placesBurial:
Lambourne Church
BA (1764), MA (1767), BD (1775) Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
Ordained deacon 1770; Rector, Lambourne, Essex
FSA (1768)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election11/02/1779
RelationshipsHis father was archdeacon of Huntingdon and dean of Stamford; his mother came from Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
L B Glyn, 'Israel Lyons: a short but starry career. The life of an eighteenth-century Jewish botanist and astronomer' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 275-305
Royal Society codeNA5543
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/391/191Bond of Michael Tyson to the Treasurer of the Royal Society4 March 1779
L&P/5/238Letter, 'Of a newly-discovered fish from the South Seas' from Michael Tyson to Michael Lort11 March 1771
EC/1778/23Tyson, Michael: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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