Authorised form of nameWollaston; Francis John Hyde (1762 - 1823)
ForenamesFrancis John Hyde
Dates1762 - 1823
Dates and placesBirth:
Charterhouse Square, London, England (13 April 1762)
12 October 1823
Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge; (BA (1783), MA (1786), BD (1795)
Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge (1785); Jacksonian Professor, Cambridge (1792-1813); Lecturere, Chemistry and Natural Philosophy; Vicar, South Weald, Essex (1794); Master of Sidney Sussex College, but election declared void (1807); Rector, Cold Norton, Essex (1813); Rector, East Dereham, Norfolk (1815)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
RelationshipsGrandson of Francis Wollaston (FRS 1723); son of Rev Francis Wollaston (FRS 1769); brother of William Hyde Wollaston (FRS 1793); uncle of Alexander Luard Wollaston (FRS 1829)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA7219
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PT/73/6/9Drawings, thermometrical barometer by [Francis John Hyde Wollaston][1817]
NLB/37/834Copy Letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to G Woods Wollaston, College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street21 May 1908
PT/11/13Paper, 'Description of a thermometrical barometer for measuring altitudes' by Rev Francis John Hyde Wollaston1 March 1817
PT/14/23Paper, 'On the measurement of Snowdon by the thermometrical barometer' by Rev F J H [Francis John Hyde] WollastonJune 1820
L&P/9/153Letter, 'A letter on the observation of a luminous arch' from Francis John Hyde Wollaston to Francis Wollaston24 February 1784
EC/1786/21Wollaston, Francis John Hyde: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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