Reference numberEC/1848/03
TitleBishop, George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDistinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Astronomy. Eminent as a Promoter of Astronomy. The Founder of the Observatory at South Villa, already celebrated by the observations of Double Stars, the discovery of three Comets, and the enlargement of the Solar System by the addition of the planets Iris and Flora
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. G A Mantell
From Personal Knowledge. W H Smyth; Tho Galloway; J F W Herschel; G B Airy; Henry Ellis; Baden Powell; Wrottesley; John Lee; Willm Ayrton; J S Bowerbank; Jas Horne
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Bishop, George: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA5551Bishop; George (1785 - 1861)1785 - 1861
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