Record

Authorised form of nameBrocklesby; Richard (1722 - 1797)
SurnameBrocklesby
ForenamesRichard
Dates1722 - 1797
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Minehead, Somerset, England (11 August 1722)
Death:
11 December 1797
Burial:
The church of St Clement Danes
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
26/02/1747
RelationshipsUncle of Thomas Young (FRS 1794)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
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 Society
IM/000577Brocklesby, Richardnd
L&P/6/92Letter, 'Of making ice in the East Indies' from Robert Barker to Richard Brocklesby2 March 1775
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/3/36Letter, 'Sensibility and irritability in animals' from Richard Brocklesby to Thomas Birch1755
L&P/6/184Letter, 'Of Roman weights and measures' from Henry Norris to Richard Brocklesby15 May 1776
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/6/166Letter, 'Of Roman weights and mesaures' from Henry Norris to Richard Brocklesby15 January 1776
L&P/8/43Letter, 'Of composing and decomposing fireable air' from Bryan Higgins to Richard Brocklesby6 November 1783
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView