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John Webb Seymour

Birthdate: (42)
Death: April 15, 1819 (42)
2 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Webb Seymour, 10th Duke of Somerset and Mary Anne Duchess of Somerset
Brother of Edward Adolphus St Maur, 11th Duke of Somerset

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About John Webb Seymour

Biographical Summary

Seymour, Lord Webb Seymour, John Webb. 07/02/1777-15/04/1819. Ref: 1357. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Hon.
  • Place of Death: 2 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh.
  • Place of interment: Royal Chapel, Holyrood, Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Geologist.
  • Appointments Held: Independent means.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MA (Oxon 1797).
  • Marital Status: Unmarried.
  • Father: Lord Webb Seymour, 10th Duke of Somerset, d.1793.
  • References: Shapin 419; W P Anderson 1931,191-3.
  • Memberships: FRS (1802), FLS, FGS, FSA(Scot).
  • Date of Election: 28/01/1799.
  • Proposers: Sir James Hall, Andrew Duncan, Robert Kennedy. (Minute 6/8/1798 NLS Acc10,000/4)).
  • Service to the RSE: Councillor (Physical) 1815-18, Vice-President 1812-15.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 836

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John Webb Seymour's Timeline

February 7, 1777
April 15, 1819
Age 42
Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland