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Authorised form of nameGraham; Richard (1693 - 1749)
SurnameGraham
ForenamesRichard
Dates1693 - 1749
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
08 March 1693
Death:
08 May 1749
ActivityEducation:
Merchant Taylors' School, London; Trinity College, Cambridge (admitted 1709); Inner Temple (admitted 1710)
Career:
Comptroller of Westminster Bridge; died suddenly
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
17/11/1726
RelationshipsSon of Richard Graham of London
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; Venn
References:
'Gentleman's Magazine' 1749, p236
P Fontes da Costa, 'The Culture of Curiosity at The Royal Society in the first half of the eighteenth century', NR 2002 vo l56 pp 147-166
Notes:
Proposed by Martin Folkes, Oliver St John
Royal Society codeNA5802
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RBO/17/7'Description and Use of an improv'd equinoctial Dial for shewing the hour by the Sun or any of the Stars, with great Exactness Contrived and finish'd Anno 1727 by Richard Graham'1731
CLP/3ii/34Paper, 'Description and use of an improv'd aequinochial dial' by Richard Graham1731
CLP/8ii/32Paper, description and use of an instrument for taking the latitude of a place at any time of the day by Richard Graham1731
RBO/18/53Richard Graham's explanation of how a man could move a stone weighing 800 pounds using a frame communicated by John Desaguliers1733
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