Reference numberEC/1853/11
TitleManby, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationThe Editor of the Transactions and Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Author of several papers read before that Society. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Mechanics and Civil Engineering. Eminent as having contributed to improvements in Steam Navigation, having engaged in the construction of the first Iron Steam Vessel ('The Aaron Manby'), and the first Marine Engines with vibrating Cylinders, & having materially assisted in the introduction of Gas Lighting, Railway, & the construction of machinery in France, &c.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. J F W Herschel; W H Smyth; James Glaisher; W J Henwood.
From Personal Knowledge. Js Walker; W Cubitt; John Rennie; J A Lloyd; G R Porter; M Faraday; H T De la Beche; Jas M Rendel; Charles Barry; P M Roget; G B Airy; C Wheatstone; Rob Stephenson; Lovelace; Jonn Periera; A Billing; W Brockedon; J n Colquhoun; Geo Back; James Yates; Henry; Howard Douglas; H M Denham; John Gould; Wm Fairbairn; W H Sykes; I K Brunel; John Phillips; Wyndham Harding; Richard Owen; Geo Lowe
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Manby, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA3810Manby; Charles (1804 - 1884)1804 - 1884
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