Authorised form of namePownall; Thomas (1722 - 1805)
Dates1722 - 1805
Place of birthLincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Date of birth1722
Place of deathBath, Somerset
Date of death25 February 1805
Dates and placesBurial:
Walcot church
BA (1743) Trinity College, Cambridge
Worked in the office of the Board of Trade and Plantations; was nominated Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey; Governor of Massachusetts (1757); transferred to South Carolina, resigned (1760); MP Tregony (1767-1774), Minehead (1774-1780)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/04/1772
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
There are several Walcots in Gazetteer - probably the one in Lincolnshire, given his birth place (DNB does not specify).
Royal Society codeNA7187
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1772/12Pownall, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CB/1/4/196Letter from Dr A Kippis, Crown Street to Charles Blagden, at Sir Joseph Banks's, Soho14 October 1784
L&P/8/189Letter, 'Of the currents in the Atlantic Ocean' from Thomas Pownall to Joseph Banks1786
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