Authorised form of nameSopwith; Thomas (1803 - 1879)
Dates1803 - 1879
Place of birthNewcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
Date of birth03 January 1803
Place of deathAt his residence 103 Victoria Street, Westminster
Date of death16 January 1879
Dates and placesBurial:
Norwood cemetery, London
Took up land surveying and engineering; land agent for lead mines in Northumberland and Durham; studied stratigraphical geology
FRMS (President 1859-1860)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/06/1845
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA7643
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1845/17Sopwith, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/710/107Letter from Thomas Sopwith, Coleford, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, to Robert Were Fox, Falmouth, Cornwall17 April 1839
IM/Maull/004319Sopwith, Thomasnd
IM/004318Sopwith, Thomasnd
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