Authorised form of nameVaux; William Sandys Wright (1818 - 1885)
Dates1818 - 1885
Date of birth28 February 1818
Place of death102 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
Date of death21 June 1885
Research fieldNumismatics; oriental antiquities
Westminster School; Balliol College, Oxford. BA (1840), MA (1842)
Staff, Department of Antiquities, British Museum (1841); Keeper of Coins and Medals, British Museum (1861-1870); catalogued the coins in the Bodleian Library (1871-1876)
FNS (President); RSL; FSA; MRAS; FRGS; Royal Asiatic Society
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/06/1868
RelationshipsSon of William Vaux, Prebendary of Winchester; married (1861) Louisa, daughter of Francis Rivington of Harley Street, London
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6115
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
EC/1868/20Vaux, William Sandys Wright: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/8/208Letter from Wm S W [William Sandys Wright] Vaux, British Museum, to W [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]5 June 1868
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