Authorised form of nameBurney; Charles (1726 - 1814)
Dates1726 - 1814
Place of birthShrewsbury, Shropshire, England
Date of birth12 April 1726
Place of deathChelsea, London
Date of death12 April 1814
Dates and placesBurial:
Burial-ground of Chelsea Hospital, London
Mus Doc (1769, Oxford)
Organist, St Dionis Back Church; organist to Chelsea Hospital (1783)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election16/12/1773
RelationshipsFather of Fanny Burney (Madame D'Arblay), novelist, of James Burney (FRS 1809), and of Charles Burney (FRS 1802); grandfather of Charles Parr Burney (FRS 1814)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
L B Glyn, 'Israel Lyons: a short but starry career. The life of an eighteenth-century Jewish botanist and astronomer' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 275-305
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA7197
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000682Burney, Charlesnd
L&P/7/91Letter, 'Account of an infant musician' from Charles Burney to William Hunter9 February 1779
L&P/7/103Letter, 'Account of an infant musician' by Charles Burney to William Hunter [Copy]7 February 1779
EC/1773/31Burney, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/1/56Letter from Charles Parr Burney, Greenwich, to Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society15 April 1818
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
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