Authorised form of nameDelaval; Edward Hussey (1729 - 1814); chemist
Dates1729 - 1814
Place of deathHis house, Parliament Place, Old Palace Yard, Westminster
Date of death14 August 1814
Dates and placesBurial:
Nave of Westminster Abbey
Research fieldChemistry
Pembroke College, Cambridge; BA (1750/1), MA (1754)
Fellow of Pembroke (1751)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/12/1759
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1766
RelationshipsSon of Francis Blake Delaval of Seaton Delaval, Northumberland; married Sarah, daughter of George Scott of Methley, Yorkshire (1808)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Venn
Baptised at Newburn, Northumberland 12 June 1729
Royal Society codeNA7742
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1759/07Delaval, Edward Hussey: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/4/262Letter, 'Of Mr Hardy's paper on colours produced by electricity' from Benjamin Wilson to Edward Hussey Delaval2 May 1765
L&P/4/105Letter, 'On withdrawing a paper' from Edward Hussey Delaval to Benjamin Wilson23 March 1762
L&P/5/106Paper, 'Report on preserving St Paul's Cathedral from the effects of lightning' by the Royal Society Committee7 June 1769
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