Reference numberEC/1852/01
Previous numbersCert IX, 288; A00348
TitleBarclay, Arthur Kett: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDistinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Astronomy & Geology. Eminent as a practical observer, & founder of an observatory at Berry Hill in which he made the observations used in the computation of the orbit of gamma Virginis, recently published in Capt Smyth's 'AEdes Hartwellianae.'
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. John Lee LLD.
From Personal Knowledge. W H Smyth; B C Brodie; Wrottesley; W J Hooker; Rod I Murchison; G B Greenough; J G Shaw Lefevre; J W Freshfield; Daniel Sharpe; John Barlow; Wm Lassell; James Glaisher; Baden Powell; H Bence Jones; Chalres Pritchard; Edward Forbes; Robert Harry Inglis; L L Boscawen Ibbetson
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Barclay, Arthur Kett: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA3824Barclay; Arthur Kett (1806 - 1869)1806 - 1869
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