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Last NamePlace    
Given NameFrancis    
alt. NamesF. P. ;     
Marriage1. Mrs. Ann Wintringham 2. Mrs. Ann Wilkinson    
Children3 daughters: Elizabeth, Ann, Frances    
Year born1647 in Dinsdale, Durham    
Year died1728    
Place of deathYork, North Yorkshire    
Father's occupationpropertied lawyer Rowland Place (1616-80) of Dinsdale, Durham    
Relatives4 brothers    
Educationlaw; taught etching by Wenceslaus Hollar    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked fornat. med. Sir Martin Lister: Historiae Animalum Angliae 1678 & Godartius Insects 1682.     
PatronagePermanent Secretary Henry Oldenburg of the Royal Society of London; Royal Observatory in Greenwich.    
Collaboratorsartists & illustr.: ->William Lodge, ->Francis Barlow    
Techniquesastronomical, zoological & topographic painting, drawing, etching, mezzotint, stoneware, porcelain    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesAKL; ThB27 1933:128; DNB; R.Tyler: Exhib York Art Gallery 1971; R.W. Unwin: Lister Illustrators, Notes Rec. RSL 49(2) 1995:209-30; Lesley Murdin: Under Newton's Shadow. Astronomical Practice in the 17th Century, Bristol & Boston 1985: 17;    

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