London - 18th May 1786 - 12th Apr 1828
Founded 28 November 1660. For its history see History of the Royal Society
For the full record of Palmer's membership of the Royal Society see Royal Society: William Finch Palmer
1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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The Buff Bay plantation was a sugar estate next to the Buff Bay River, south of Charlestown in Jamaica. By 1839, the estate was 840 acres.
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