Authorised form of nameWight; Robert (1796 - 1872)
Dates1796 - 1872
Place of birthMilton, Duncra Hill, East Lothian, Scotland
Date of birth06 July 1796
Place of deathGrazeley Lodge, near Reading, Berkshire
Date of death26 May 1872
Surgeon, Madras Establishment; Superintendent, East Indian Company's cotton plantations at Coimbatore
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election07/06/1855
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA8449
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/Maull/004903Wight, Robertnd
EC/1855/13Wight, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/9/425Letter from Rosa Wight, James Bornard [?], and Octavius A Field, executors of the will of the late Dr [Robert] Wight, Grazeley Lodge, to W [Walter] White, [Assistant] Secretary of the Royal Society, Burlington House, London30 October 1872
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
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