Reference numberEC/1846/15
TitleCautley, Sir Proby Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProby T Cautley
The Joint Discoverer of the Sivatherium Giganteum, Fossil Camel and Giraffe, Colossal Tortoise of India, and of numerous other new genera or species in the Fossil Fauna of the Sewalik Hills; The Author or Joint Author of various memoirs in the Asiatic Researches, the Geological Transactions, and the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, descriptive of these fossil discoveries; and on Subjects Connected with the Geology and Archaeology of India; also Author of two memoirs entitled"Reports on the Ganges Canal", a great Civil Engineering work projected and planned by himself; Eminent as a Civil Engineer; and for his discoveries in Palaeontology having received the award of one of the Wollaston medals of the Geological Society for 1837
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Charles Darwin; Rod I Murchison; W D Conybeare; W Spence; Wm Clift
From Personal Knowledge. J Forbes Royle MD; Geo Everest Lt Colonel; Thomas Best Jervis Major; Charles Wheatstone; Richard Owen; John Edw Gray; R E Grant; Wm Henry Fitton; H T De la Beche; Leonard Horner; G B Greenough; Chas Stokes; Julius Jeffreys; S P Pratt; Edward Forbes; Robert Brown; H Falconer MD; D T Ansted; S Solly
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Cautley, Sir Proby Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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