Authorised form of nameCooke; Benjamin (-1774)
Other forms of surnameCook
Place of birthWimborne Dorset?
Dates and placesBurial:
St Thomas's Church, Newport, Isle of Wight (15 December 1774)
Newport, Isle of Wight (by 1725)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election11/03/1736
RelationshipsMarried (c1746) Martha Peterson, widow of Joachim Peterson of Bagwich Manor, Godshill, Isle of Wight
Bulloch's Roll gives date of death as 1758; Letter from Malcolm Pinhorn (April 2003) - using sources at Isle of Wight Record Office and P J and R V Wallis et al, 'Eighteenth Century Medics' (Newcastle upon Tyne, 1986)
Royal Society codeNA580
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1735/21Cooke, Benjamin: certificate of election to the Royal Society11 March 1736
L&P/1/424Letter, 'Effect of apple farina (pollen) on other apple blooms' from Benjamin Cooke to Peter Collinson7 October 1745
L&P/1/454Letter, 'Legendary acct. of cockatrice' from Benjamin Cooke to Peter Collinson20 February 1746
L&P/2/71Letter, 'Of the earthquake shock of March 18' from Benjamin Cooke to Peter Collinson26 March 1750
L&P/1/178Letter, 'Of certain ferruginous stones 'Granadoes Terrelles'' from Benjamin Cook to Peter Collinson4 October 1742
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