Authorised form of nameHudson; William (c 1730 - 1793)
Datesc 1730 - 1793
Place of birthThe White Lion Inn, Kendal, Westmorland, England
Date of birthc 1730
Place of deathJermyn Street, London
Date of death23 May 1793
Research fieldBotany
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/11/1761
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
DNB gives birth date as between 1730 and 1732; DSB gives 1733. 'Gentleman's Magazine' says he died in his sixtieth year, which suggests a birth date after 23 May 1732.
Royal Society codeNA8303
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1761/07Hudson, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/4/415Paper, 'Catalogue of the 50 plants for 1766 sent to the Royal Society from the Chelsea Garden' by William Hudson1767
L&P/4/43Letter, 'Concerning cicutas' from Anton Storck to William Hudson3 January 1761
DM/3/152Report by the Peruvian Bark Committee12 June 1782
L&P/4/347Paper, 'Catalogue of the fifty plants for 1765 from the Chelsea Garden, numbers 2151-2200' by William Hudson1766
L&P/5/46Paper, 'List of 50 plants (2251-2300) from Chelsea Garden' by William Hudson1768
L&P/5/137Paper, 'List of 50 plants from Chelsea Garden for the year 1768' by William Hudson1769
L&P/5/195Paper, 'List of 50 plants from Chelsea Garden nos 2351 - 2400 for 1769' by William Hudson1770
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