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Authorised form of nameHardwicke; Thomas (? 1755 - 1835)
SurnameHardwicke
ForenamesThomas
Dates? 1755 - 1835
Dates and placesBirth:
1755 or 1756
Death:
The Lodge, South Lambeth, London (03 March or 03 May 1835)
ActivityResearch Field:
Natural history
Career:
In the service of the HEIC; country cadet (1778); Lieutenant (February, 1784); Captain (August 1784); Major (July, 1804); Lieutenant Colonel (September, 1804); Colonel (1817); Major General (1819); served in the 2nd and 3rd Mysore Wars; retired to Bangalore and was appointed Adjutant and Commander of Artillery (1793); visited Mauritius and collected many specimens (1813) which were presented, through Sir Joseph Banks, to the British Museum; made extensive zoological collections in India; published, with the help of John Edward Gray (FRS 1832) "Illustrations of Indian Zoology" (1830-1835)
Memberships:
FLS (1804); Asiatic Society
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
8/04/1813
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Notes:
Source of alternative dates: a letter from Stewart Anderson (24 Feb 1977) indicating that Thomas Hardwicke was born in 1756 at Bourne, South Lincolnshire, and died on 3 Mar 1835.
Royal Society codeNA7440
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1813/02Hardwicke, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/682/20Letter from Thomas Hardwicke, Wisbech, to James Sowerby, 2 Mead Place, Lambeth, London12 October 1813
MM/10/30"Notes on Thomas Hardwicke, FRS", by Warren R Dawson13 February 1934
NLB/37/153Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to H Junius Hardwicke, MD, Southfield Mount, 216 Bohemia Road, St Leonards on Sea3 February 1908
IM/001940Hardwicke, Thomasnd
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