Authorised form of nameHarford; John Scandret (1785 - 1866)
Other forms of nameHarford, John Scandrett
ForenamesJohn Scandret
Dates1785 - 1866
Dates and placesBirth:
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England (08 October 1785)
Blaise Castle, near Bristol, Gloucestershire (16 April 1866)
Christ's College, Cambridge. DCL
Donated the site of the Castle of Lampeter for the foundation of a college in South Wales; friend of William Wilberforce and of Hannah More; went blind
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
RelationshipsSon of John Scandrett Harford, a Quaker banker; married (1812) Louisa, daughter of Richard Hart Davis (FRS 1812)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA7487
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1823/07Harford, John Scandret: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/710/47Letter from John Scandret Harford, Bude, to [Robert Were Fox]1 November [ny]
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