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Reference numberEC/1876/15
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TitleMeldrum, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationFRAS FMS. Director of the Royal Alfred Observatory Mauritius and Secretary to the Meteorological Society of Mauritius. Graduated MA (with honours), Marischal College Aberdeen 1844. Lord Rector's prizeman of that year. On the educational Staff of the Bombay Presidency from 1846 - 1848. Prof of Mathematics at the R Coll Mauritius from 1848 - 1860. Originator of the Meteorological Society of Mauritius in 1851. Director of the Meteorological Observatory of Port Louis from 1860 to 1871. Promoter of a permanent Meteorological and Magnetical Observatory in Mauritius and of branch observatories in the Seychelles, Rodrigues, and Madagascar. Author of Contributions to the Meteorology and Hydrography of the Indian Ocean: Daily Synoptic weather charts of the Indian Ocean: on the Meteorology of Port Louis: Rainfall of Mauritius: on the Gales and Hurricanes of the Southern Indian Ocean: Origin of Cyclones: Storm-warning in Mauritius: Periodicity of Cyclones. Periodicity of rainfall connected with Sun-spot periodicity. Temperature in connexion with Sun-spot periods. Form of Cyclones in the South Indian Ocean, &c.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. R Angus Smith; James P Joule; Henry E Roscoe; J H Gladstone; W Strachey.
From Personal Knowledge. Frederick Guthrie; Henry Barkly; Thos Maclear Kt; B Stewart; Francis Galton; Robert H Scott; James Glaisher; Edward Sabine; G C Foster; W Sharpey; Warren De La Rue; J P Gassiot; J Norman Lockyer; A Leith Adams
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Meldrum, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6163Meldrum; Charles (1821 - 1901)1821 - 1901
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