Authorised form of nameWright; Thomas (1809 - 1884)
Dates1809 - 1884
Place of birthPaisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Date of birth09 November 1809
Date of death17 November 1884
Research fieldPalaeontology
Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin (qualified 1832). MD (1846, St Andrews)
Articled to his brother-in-law, a surgeon in Paisley; after qualifying set up in practise in Cheltenham; Surgeon, General Hospital, Cheltenham; collected Jurassic fossils
FRSE; FGS (1859)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/06/1879
RelationshipsMarried: 1) Elizabeth, daughter of Captain Vincent May of Liverpool; 2) (1845) Mary, daughter of Sir Robert Tristram Ricketts
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6495
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1879/22Wright, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/11/383Letter from Thomas Wright, St Margarets Terrace, Cheltenham, to G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society16 June 1879
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
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