Reference numberEC/1871/13
TitleVarley, Cromwell Fleetwood: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationAuthor of a Paper on "The Relative speed of the Electric Wave through Submarine Cables of different length, & a Unit of speed for comparing Electric Cables by bisecting the Electric Wave", &c.
Consulting Electrician to the Electric & International Telegraph Co;
Author of many inventions in connexion with the Electric Telegraph, especially in reference to the difficulties arising from Electro-static Induction in long Submarine Cables, & for overcoming the difficulties produced by Earth currents.
The Atlantic Cables were manufactured & tested under his superintendence. Distinguished as an Electrician & Telegraphic Engineer.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. W R Grove; W H L Russell; Henry M Noad; Edwd Hull; H W Bristow.
From Personal Knowledge. William Thomson FRS; W J Macquorn Rankine; Allen Thomson; James P Joule; Joseph Whitworth; G B Airy; John Tyndall; B Stewart; C W Siemens; Fleeming Jenkin; Aug Matthiessen; J Clerk Maxwell; E W Brayley; Chas Brooke; Douglas Galton; E W Cooke
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Varley, Cromwell Fleetwood: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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