Authorised form of nameGray; Edward Whitaker (1748 - 1806)
ForenamesEdward Whitaker
Dates1748 - 1806
Dates and placesBirth:
British Museum, London (27 December 1806)
MD (1778, King's College, Aberdeen)
Librarian, College of Physicians; Keeper of the departments of Natural History and of Antiquities, British Museum
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
Croonian 1785 and 1786
Sec 1797-1806
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Extra-Licentiate College of Physicians (1773)
Royal Society codeNA7238
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
P/0054Portrait of Gray, Edward Whitakerc 1800
NLB/6/740Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr W Dyer, 8 Orchard Street, Portman Square, W.6 July 1892
NLB/6/728Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to G H Wallis4 July 1892
MS/391/190Bond of Edward Whitaker Gray to the Treasurer of the Royal Society4 March 1779
L&P/9/75Paper, 'Observations on the manner in which glass is charged and discharged with electric fluid' by Edward Whitaker Gray1788
L&P/9/11Paper, 'Effects of different kinds of salts applied at stimulants on the muscles [Croonian Lecture, 1786]' by Edward Whitaker Gray1786
L&P/8/158Paper, 'On Haller's theory of muscular motion [Croonian Lecture for 1785]' by Edward Whitaker Gray1785
L&P/10/148Paper, 'Account of the earthquake felt in various parts of England 18 November 1795' by Edward Whitaker Gray1796
L&P/9/107Paper, 'Observations on the class of animals called by Linnaeus, amphibia; particularly on the means of distinguishing those serpents which are venomous from those which are not so' by Edward Whitaker Gray1788
IM/001750Gray, Edward Whitakernd
EC/1778/22Gray, Edward Whitaker: certificate of election to the Royal Society
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView