Authorised form of nameMcLachlan; Robert (1837 - 1904)
Dates1837 - 1904
Place of birth17 Upper East Smithfield, London, England
Date of birth10 April 1837
Place of deathHis home at Lewisham, London
Date of death23/05/1904
Dates and placesBurial:
Tower Hamlets cemetery, London
Research fieldBotany
Collected botanical samples on a voyage to Australia and China (1855); took up entomology
FLS (1862); Societe Imperiale des Amis des Sciences Naturelles de Moscou; New Zealand Institute (Honorary);
Society pro Fauna et Flora Fennica; Entomological Society of the Netherlands
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election07/06/1877
RelationshipsSon of Hugh McLachlan, ship chandler; unmarried
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 367-370 signed by E S
Royal Society codeNA6466
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/2/157Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster [Royal Society]6 February 1888
NLB/4/103Copy letter from Herbert Rix to Robert McLachlan, Fellow of the Royal Society10 February 1890
NLB/3/260Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Robert McLachlan, Fellow of the Royal Society25 April 1889
NLB/3/1065Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr [Robert] McLachlan, [Fellow of the Royal Society]3 January 1890
NLB/8/1046Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Armstrong, Fellow of the Royal Society15 February 1894
NLB/18/116Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [R] McLachlan, Fellow of the Royal Society18 January 1899
RR/9/41Referee's report by Robert McLachlan, on a paper 'The prehensores of male butterflies of the genera Ornithoptera and Papilo' by Philip Henry Gosse7 January 1882
EC/1877/11McLachlan, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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