Authorised form of nameBrocklesby; Richard (1722 - 1797)
Dates1722 - 1797
Place of birthMinehead, Somerset, England
Date of birth11 August 1722
Date of death11 December 1797
Dates and placesBurial:
The church of St Clement Danes
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election26/02/1747
RelationshipsUncle of Thomas Young (FRS 1794)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
A D Atkinson, 'Dr Johnson and the Royal Society' in NR 1953 vol 10 pp 131-138
Royal Society codeNA6817
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1746/23Brocklesby, Richard: certificate of election to the Royal Society26 February 1747
IM/000577Brocklesby, Richardnd
L&P/7/52Letter, 'On the use of an amalgam of zinc for electrical excitation' from Bryan Higgins to Richard Brocklesby8 May 1778
L&P/1/472Letter, 'On the production of salts' from Richard Brocklesby to William Watson1746
L&P/3/51Letter, 'Of an earthquake felt at Kinsale' from Henry Tom to Richard Brocklesby19 November 1755
L&P/8/43Letter, 'Of composing and decomposing fireable air' from Bryan Higgins to Richard Brocklesby6 November 1783
L&P/6/166Letter, 'Of Roman weights and mesaures' from Henry Norris to Richard Brocklesby15 January 1776
L&P/6/184Letter, 'Of Roman weights and measures' from Henry Norris to Richard Brocklesby15 May 1776
L&P/6/92Letter, 'Of making ice in the East Indies' from Robert Barker to Richard Brocklesby2 March 1775
L&P/3/36Letter, 'Sensibility and irritability in animals' from Richard Brocklesby to Thomas Birch1755
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