Reference numberEC/1842/11
TitleStanley, Owen: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationAlmost constantly on professional Service from the time of his entering the Navy to the present time a period of 16 years during which he was engaged in the discoveries under Capn King and was 2nd officer in Sir G. Bachs northern expedition. The inventor or improver of extants & some other scientific instruments. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of nautical surveying. Eminent as a surveyor and astronomer
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Edward Sabine; C Wheatstone; R Willis; Wm H Fitton; W H Sykes; W Hopkins
From Personal Knowledge. E Norwich; Adam Sidgwick; F Beaufort; Wm Edward Parry; John Barrow; Richard Sheepshanks
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Stanley, Owen: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7539Stanley; Owen (1811 - 1850)1811 - 1850
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