Reference numberEC/1851/07
TitleFitzroy, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationThe Author of a Narrative of a Ten Years' Voyage of Discovery round the World, written in connexion with Capt P P King. The inventor of a Surveying Quadrant. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Hydrography & Nautical Astronomy. Eminent as a Scientific Navigator, & for his chronometric measurements of a chain of meridian distances during the circumnavigation of the globe which he conducted.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Edward Forbes; Richard Owen; C Wheatstone
From Personal Knowledge. F Beaufort; W H Smyth; J A Lloyd; Ph J Yorke; John Richardson; J N Colquhoun; Js Walker; John Edw Gray; Robert Harry Inglis; Charles Darwin
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Fitzroy, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6774FitzRoy; Robert (1805 - 1865); hydrographer and meteorologist1805 - 1865
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