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Authorised form of nameBrisbane; Sir; Thomas Makdougall (1773 - 1860)
Other forms of nameBrisbane, Sir Thomas Macdougall
SurnameBrisbane
ForenamesThomas Makdougall
Dates1773 - 1860
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Brisbane House, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland (23 July 1773)
Death:
Brisbane House, Largs, Ayrshire (27 January 1860)
ActivityProfession:
Soldier
Research Field:
Astronomy
Education:
Edinburgh University
Career:
Ensign, 38th Regiment (1789); Lieutenant (1792); Captain (1793); served in Flanders under the Duke of York; Major (1795); Brigadier General, army of the Peninsula (1812); Governor, New South Wales (1821-1826); Lieutenant General (1825); retired to Scotland; General (1841)
Honours:
KCB 1814; Bt 1836; GCB 1837
Memberships:
FRSE (President 1852)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
10/05/1810
Council:
VP 1843-1844
RelationshipsSon of Thomas Brisbane; married Anna Maria, heiress of Sir Henry Hay Makdougall, and took the name
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1860-1862 vol 11 pp iii-vii
Notes:
DNB is source of 'Makdougall' spelling.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/94380103
Royal Society codeNA7436
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
DM/4/74Letter from Thomas Brisbane, Makerstoun Kelso, to the President & Council of the Royal Society18 January 1830
DM/4/103Letter from Thomas Brisbane to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society17 November 1830
DM/4/94Letter from Thomas Brisbane to the President and Council of the Royal Society9 June 1830
DM/4/95Letter from Charles Rumker to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society18 June 1830
DM/4/79Copy of a letter from James Dunlop28 February 1830
DM/4/75Copy of a letter from Edward Sabine, Secretary, Royal Society, to Sir Thomas Brisbane6 February 1830
DM/4/81Copy of a letter from Thomas Brisbane, Makerstoun, Kelso, to Sir George Murray2 May 1830
AP/11/5Correspondence on and Observations from Parramatta1822-1825
IM/000565Brisbane, Sir Thomas Makdougallnd
DM/4/77Letter from Thomas Brisbane, Makerstoun, Kelso, to the President and Council of the Royal Society21 February 1830
DM/4/92Copy of letter from Edward Sabine to Sir Thomas Brisbane13 March 1830
DM/4/76Letter from Thomas Brisbane, Makerstoun, Kelso, to Edward Sabine, Secretary, Royal Society21 February 1830
DM/4/78Letter from Thomas Brisbane, Makerstoun, Kelso, to Sir George Murray28 February 1830
EC/1810/02Brisbane, Sir Thomas Makdougall: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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