Authorised form of nameCumming-Bruce; Thomas John Hovell-Thurlow (1838 - 1916); 5th Baron Thurlow
Other forms of nameThomas John Hovell-Thurlow Cumming-
Other forms of surnameBruce
Dates1838 - 1916
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth05 December 1838
Date of death12/03/1916
Entered diplomatic service (1858); Attache at Paris (1859) and in China (1860-1861); Private Secretary to the Viceroy of India (1862-1864); Attache at Vienna (1864) and at Washington (1865-1866); Lord in Waiting (1880-1885); Privy Councillor (1886); Paymaster General (1886); Lord Commissioner, General Assembly of the Church of Scotland; appeared in Bankruptcy court (1894)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election10/06/1886
RelationshipsSon of Edward Thomas Hovell-Thurlow, 3rd Baron Thurlow; married (1864) at Forres, Elma, daughter of James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin; succeeded as 4th Baron (1874); assumed by Royal licence the additional names of Cumming-Bruce, from which families his wife was descended (1874)
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Withdrew from RS 1893-1894. Certificate of a Candidate of the privileged class for Election
Royal Society codeNA7123
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1886/19Cumming-Bruce, Thomas John Hovell-Thurlow: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/10/115Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.2 October 1894
NLB/2/660Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honorable Lord Thurlow [Thomas John Hovell-Thurlow Cumming-Bruce], Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1888
NLB/10/296Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Kelvin [John William Strutt], Fellow of the Royal Society6 November 1894
NLB/4/124Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Thomas John Hovell-Thurlow Cumming-Bruce, Fellow of the Royal Society17 February 1890
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