Authorised form of nameHudson; William (c 1730 - 1793)
Datesc 1730 - 1793
Dates and placesBirth:
The White Lion Inn, Kendal, Westmorland, England (c 1730)
Jermyn Street, London (23 May 1793)
Research Field:
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
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/5/195Paper, 'List of 50 plants from Chelsea Garden nos 2351 - 2400 for 1769' by William Hudson1770
L&P/4/43Letter, 'Concerning cicutas' from Anton Storck to William Hudson3 January 1761
L&P/4/347Paper, 'Catalogue of the fifty plants for 1765 from the Chelsea Garden, numbers 2151-2200' by William Hudson1766
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/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
DM/3/152Report by the Peruvian Bark Committee12 June 1782
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