Reference numberEC/1860/10
Previous numbersCert IX, 444; A02632
TitleGalton, Sir Francis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationFrancis Galton Esqr. The Recipient of the Gold Medal of the Roy Geographical Society, for having explored at his own cost a central part of South Africa & for his astronomical observations therein. Author of the Narrative of an Explorer in South Africa, Arts of Travel, &c &c. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Geography. Eminent as an African Explorer & Geographer.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: Rod I Murchison; Geo Back; Rob FitzRoy; John P Gassiot; J O McWilliam; John Lee; James Booth; Stanhope; H Holland; H James; J Prestwich; Geo E Frere; Richard Partridge; Wm J Hamilton
From Personal Knowledge: Charles Darwin; W Hopkins; Leonard Horner; Joseph Ellison Portlock; A Cayley; John Edw Gray; W Spottiswoode; P Hardwick; Andw C Ramsay; Richard Partridge; John Tyndall; John Barlow; Archibald Smith; C Darwin; Charles Babbage; Thos Phillips; Joseph Hodgson; John Richardson
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Galton, Sir Francis: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7708Galton; Sir; Francis (1822 - 1911); statistician, human geneticist and eugenicist1822 - 1911
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