1786 in Great Britain

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Events from the year 1786 in Great Britain.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

Publications[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • 19 January – John Duncombe, writer (born 1729)
  • 25 February – Thomas Wright, astronomer, mathematician, instrument maker, architect, garden designer, antiquary and genealogist (born 1711)
  • 10 April – John Byron, Vice Admiral (born 1723)
  • 21 June – George Hepplewhite, furniture maker (born 1727)
  • July – Josiah Martin, colonial governor (born 1737)
  • 18 October – Alexander Wilson, mathematician (born 1714)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Loss of the Halsewell East-Indiaman". Remarkable Shipwrecks; Or, A Collection of Interesting Accounts of Naval Disasters: With Many Particulars of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings of the Crews of Vessels Wrecked at Sea, and of Their Treatment on Distant Shores. Together with an Account of the Deliverance of Survivors. Hartford: Andrus and Starr. 1813. pp. 214–25. Retrieved 2013-02-02. 
  2. ^ a b Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 339. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  3. ^ Met Office, Hadley Center ranked seasonal CET
  4. ^ a b Palmer, Alan; Palmer, Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 230–231. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  5. ^ Greeves, Tom (1987). "The Great Courts or Parliaments of the Devon Tinners". Report & Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science. 119: 143–66. 

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