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Authorised form of nameBurney; Charles (1726 - 1814)
SurnameBurney
ForenamesCharles
Dates1726 - 1814
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England (12 April 1726)
Death:
Chelsea, London (12 April 1814)
Burial:
Burial-ground of Chelsea Hospital, London
ActivityEducation:
Mus Doc (1769, Oxford)
Career:
Organist, St Dionis Back Church; organist to Chelsea Hospital (1783)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
16/12/1773
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)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
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 Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/15109973
Royal Society codeNA7197
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000682Burney, Charlesnd
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
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
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