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Authorised form of nameBayes; Thomas (1701 - 1761)
Other forms of surnameBays
Dates1701 - 1761
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth1701
Place of deathTunbridge Wells
Date of death07 April 1761
Dates and placesBurial:
The Bayes and Cotton family vault in Bunhill Fields, the Nonconformist burial ground at Moorgate
Research fieldProbability
ActivityResearch Field:
Probability
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/11/1742
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
R W Home, 'Some Manuscripts on Electrical and Other Subjects Attributed to Thomas Bayes, FRS' in NR 1974-5 vol 29 pp 81-90
J D Holland, 'An Eighteenth-Century Pioneer - Richard Price, DD, FRS (1723-1791)' in NR 1968 vol 23 pp 43-64
Notes:
DNB (MP) dates differ from those given in index to BR, which gives 1702 as the birth date and 17 April, not 7 April, 1761. DSB gives the same dates as index to BR. Box file of additional information in Room 115.
Royal Society codeNA8121
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000299Bayes, Thomas2001
IM/000298Bayes, Thomas2001
EC/1742/15Bayes, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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