Authorised form of nameStaunton; Sir; George Leonard (1737 - 1801)
Dates1737 - 1801
Place of birthCargin, County Galway, Ireland
Date of birth10 or 19 April 1737
Place of deathDevonshire Street, Portman Square, London
Date of death14 January 1801
Dates and placesBurial:
Westminster Abbey, London
Jesuit College, Toulouse; MD (1758) School of Medicine, Montpelier; DCL (1790, Oxford)
Practised as a Physician, West Indies; Attorney General, Grenada; Member of the Council; Colonel of Militia; Aide-de-camp to Governor Macartney of Grenada; helped negotiate a peace treaty with Ippoo Sultan (1792), for which he received life anuity of £500 from the HEIC and was created Baronet; Secretary to Ambassador Macartney FRS (1792)
Bt 1785
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election15/02/1787
RelationshipsFather of Sir George Thomas Staunton (FRS 1803)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
BR gives birth date as 10 April 1737.
Royal Society codeNA7266
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CB/2/493Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to George Staunton26 December 1790
CB/1/6/151Letter from Sir George L Staunton, Devonshire Street to Charles Blagden13 June 1798
IM/004372Staunton, Sir George Leonard1792
MM/6/17Letter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square, to Sir George Staunton27 July 1797
MM/19/121Letter from Joseph Banks to George Leonard Staunton15 February 1794
EC/1786/27Staunton, Sir George Leonard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/19/120Letter from Joseph Banks to George Leonard Staunton24 February 1793
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