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|Thomson (post SCROPE), George [JULIUS Duncombe] Poulett.|
Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, Apr. 17, 1816; from Pembroke College, Oxford, whence he had matric.
May 26, 1815. [2nd s. of John Poulett, Russia merchant (who had assumed the name of Poulett-Thomson, 1814.) B. Mar. 10, 1797.
School, Harrow.] Matric. Easter, 1816; B.A. 1821.
Of Roehampton, Surrey . Well known as a geologist and political economist.
Studied volcanic districts of Italy , 1818-21.
Assumed his wife's name of Scrope, in lieu of Thomson, by Royal Licence, Mar. 22, 1821.
F.G.S., 1824; one of the Secretaries, 1825; Wollaston medal, 1867.
M.P. for Stroud (in 10 Parliaments), 1833-67.
Author, Political Economy, etc.; wrote many pamphlets, which gained him the sobriquet of 'Pamphlet Scrope.' Married, Apr. 14, 1821, Emma, only child of William Scrope, of Castle Combe, Wiltshire . Died Jan. 19, 1876, at Fairlawn, near Cobham, Surrey ; buried at Stoke d'Abernon.
( Harrow Sch. Reg.; Al. Oxfordshire .; Changes of Name; Boase, III. 465; D.N.B. ( sub Scrope).)
|George julius Duncombe Poulett THOMSON |
post George julius Duncombe Poulett SCROPE
Approx. lifespan: 17971876
pens. St John's College adm1816:04:17
from Pembroke College [Oxford] whence he had
2nd s. of John Poulett Thomson (post) SCROPE) Russia merchant (who had assumed the name of Poulett-Thomson 1814
Sch: Harrow School Harrow, [ Middlesex ]
Of Roehampton, Surrey
Well known as a
Geologist: and political economist.
Studied volcanic districts of Italy 1818-21
Assumed his wife's name of Scrope, in lieu of Thomson, by Royal Licence 1821:03:22
one of the Secretaries 1825
Wollaston Medal: 1867
M.P. for: : Stroud, [ Gloucestershire ] (in 10 Parliaments) 1833-67
Publ.: Political Economy etc.; wrote many pamphlets, which gained him the sobriquet of 'Pamphlet Scrope.'
m. 1821:04:14 Emma, only child of William Scrope, of Castle Combe, Wiltshire
d. Fairlawn, near Cobham, Surrey 1876:01:19
buried at Stoke d'Abernon [ Surrey ]
( Harrow School Reg.; Al. Oxon.; Changes of Name; Boase III. 465; D.N.B. ( sub Scrope).)