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Authorised form of nameGore; George (1826 - 1908)
SurnameGore
ForenamesGeorge
Dates1826 - 1908
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Blackfriars, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England (22 January 1826)
Death:
Birmingham, Warwickshire (20 or 23 December 1908)
Burial:
Warstone Lane cemetery, Birmingham, Warwickshire
ActivityProfession:
Physicist
Research Field:
Electrochemistry
Career:
Errand boy (age 12); apprenticed to a cooper (aged 17); moved to Birmingham (1851); Time Keeper, Soho works; Pracitioner in medical galvanism; Chemist to a phosporus factory; Head, Institute of Scientific Research, Birmingham (1880); Lecturer on Chemistry; wrote 'The art of electrometallurgy' (1877); received Civil List pension of £150 (1891); left £5,000 to the Royal Society and Royal Institution for 'assisting scientific discovery'
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
1/06/1865
RelationshipsSon of George Gore, cooper; married (1849) Hannah, daughter of Thomas Owen, Baptist minister (she died 1907)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1910-1911 vol 84 pp xxi-xxii signed by J H P
Notes:
DNB and DSB give death date as 20 December 1908. F Crace Calvert has signed election certificate twice
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/47542858
Royal Society codeNA1365
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/52/4On Fluoride of Silver. Part I 4 October 1869
AP/53/3On the Fluoride of Silver. Part 216 September 1870
AP/53/4On the Fluoride of Silver. Part 31871
AP/63/13On Transfer Resistance in Electrolytic & Voltaic Cells1885
AP/66/6Determining the Strength of Liquids by means of the Voltaic balance1889
AP/66/4A Method of examining Rate of Chemical change of Aquaeous Solutions1888
MS/377/1/57Letter from George Gore, Edgbaston, Birmingham, to William Fletcher Barrett2 December 1873
IM/Maull/001706Gore, George1892
AP/66/7On the Rate of Decomposition of Chlorine water by light1889
AP/64/2Relations of "Transfer-resistance" to the Molecular-weight and Chemical composition of Electrolytes1886
AP/66/5Relative Amounts of Voltaic Energy of Dissolved Chemical compounds1888
AP/61/9Effects of Transmitting Electric Currents through magnetised electrolytes1881
AP/66/2Relative Amounts of Voltaic Energy of Electrolytes1888
MS/766/8Illustration from George Gore's paper 'On the properties of liquified hydrochloric acid gas'1865
AP/66/3Methods of Detecting Dissolved chemical compounds and their Combing Proportions1888
AP/59/6On Certain Molecular Changes which recur in Steel and Iron, during the separate acts of Heating and Cooling1876
NLB/3/143Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General James Thomas Walker, Fellow of the Royal Society26 March 1889
NLB/3/642Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor George Gore, Columbia University, New York29 July 1889
NLB/3/786Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Henry Edward Armstrong9 October 1889
NLB/3/618Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Armstrong, Fellow of the Royal Society25 July 1889
NLB/6/39Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr George Gore, Fellow of the Royal Society16 February 1892
NLB/6/46Copy letter from Herbert Rix to Dr George Gore, Fellow of the Royal Society, 67 Broad Street, Birmingham18 February 1892
NLB/14/675Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr George Gore, Fellow of the Royal Society, Institute Scientific Research, 67 Broad Street, Birmingham28 April 1897
RR/16/363Referee's report by Herbert McLeod, on a paper 'An abstract of a paper by George Gore, FRS. 'On fluroide of silver part III'' by Mr E Prideaux18 April 1905
NLB/15/389Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons13 September 1897
RR/4/113Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the properties of electro-deposited antimony (continued)' by George Gore26 October 1859
NLB/31/780Copy letter from Robert Frederick William Harrison, to Dr George Gore, Fellow of the Royal Society14 November 1905
NLB/31/796Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr George Gore, Fellow of the Royal Society13 November 1905
NLB/29/864Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Gore, Fellow of the Royal Society23 December 1904
NLB/33/601Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr George Gore, Fellow of the Royal Society, 20 Easy Row, Birmingham8 October 1906
NLB/37/804Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr G [George] Gore, Fellow of the Royal Society, 20 Easy Row, Birmingham18 May 1908
NLB/39/578Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Lee, Musgrove & Co9 February 1909
NLB/39/316Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Mrs Gore Fysh4 January 1909
NLB/39/425Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Woolgar & Robarts, 58 Fleet Street, EC21 January 1909
NLB/40/53Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Lee, Musgrove & Co31 March 1909
RR/3/121Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the molecular properties of antimony' by George Gore16 July 1858
RR/3/122Referee's report by John Percy, on a paper 'On the molecular properties of antimony' by George Gore3 March 1858
RR/4/114Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the properties of electro-deposited antimony (concluded)' by George Gore24 June 1862
RR/4/116Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On the properties of electro-deposited antimony (concluded)' by George Gore1 July 1862
RR/4/115Referee's report by Philip James Yorke, on a paper 'On the properties of electro-deposited antimony (concluded)' by George Gore13 March 1861
RR/8/309Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'On the thermo-electric behaviour of Aqueous solutions with platinum electrodes' by George Gorend [1881]
RR/7/100Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part II' by George Gore7 October 1871
RR/6/136Referee's report by Frederick Augustus Abel, on a paper 'On hydrofluoric acid' by George Gore5 April 1869
RR/7/32Letter from William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver' by George Gore to the Secretary of the Royal Society27 August 1870
RR/7/181Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On some properties of anhydrous liquefied ammonia' by George Gore12 August 1872
RR/7/98Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part II' by George Gore29 April 1871
RR/7/99Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part II' by George Gore21 June 1871
RR/7/182Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'On some properties of anhydrous liquefied ammonia' by George Gore6 September 1872
RR/7/180Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part III' by George Gore22 June 1872
RR/7/179Referee's report by Alexander William Williamson, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part III' by George Gore10 June 1872
RR/8/105Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the thermo-electric properties of liquids' by George Gore17 April 1878
RR/7/308Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On electrotorsion' by George Gore30 March 1874
RR/9/40Referee's report by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'On some effects of transmitting electric currents through magnetised electrolytes' by George Gore1882
RR/8/308Referee's report by Frederick Guthrie, on a paper 'On the thermo-electric behaviour of Aqueous solutions with platinum electrodes' by George Gore5 January 1881
RR/8/311Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'Influence of voltaic currents on the diffusion of liquids' by George Gorend [1881]
RR/9/207Referee's report by Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'Some relations of heat to voltaic and thermo-electric action of metals in electrolytes' by George Gore1884
RR/9/265Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'On 'transfer-resistance' in electrolytic and voltaic cells' by George Gore21 May 1885
RR/9/271Letter from George Gore, on his paper 'On 'transfer-resistance' in electrolytic and voltaic cells' to the John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh8 February 1886
RR/9/270Letter from George Gore, on his paper 'On 'transfer-resistance' in electrolytic and voltaic cells' to the George Gabriel Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society4 January 1886
RR/9/356Referee's report by Henry Edward Armstrong, on a paper 'Relation of ‘transfer-resistance’ to the molecular weight and chemical composition of electrolytes' by George Gore1886
RR/10/265Referee's report by Henry Edward Armstrong, on two papers 'Relative amounts of voltaic energy of dissolved chemical compounds' and 'Relative amounts of voltaic energy of electrolytes' by George Gore
RR/9/266Referee's report by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'On 'transfer-resistance' in electrolytic and voltaic cells' by George Gore1885
RR/8/312Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on two papers 'Experiments on electric osmose' and 'Electric currents caused by liquid diffusion and os­mose' by George Gore[1881]
RR/7/31Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver' by George Gore8 July 1870
RR/9/269Letter from George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On 'transfer-resistance' in electrolytic and voltaic cells' by George Gore to John Wiliam Strutt, Lord Rayleigh13 December 1885
RR/9/357Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'Relation of ‘transfer-resistance’ to the molecular weight and chemical composition of electrolytes' by George Gore18 October 1886
EC/1865/05Gore, George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/1/279Copy letter from Michael Foster, to George Gore18 November 1886
NLB/3/632Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr George Gore, Fellow of the Royal Society26 July 1889
RR/9/208Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'Some relations of heat to voltaic and thermo-electric action of metals in electrolytes' by George Gore1884
RR/9/268Letter from George Gore, on his paper 'On 'transfer-resistance' in electrolytic and voltaic cells' to George Gabriel Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society12 September 1885
RR/10/264Referee's report by Oliver Joseph Lodge, on two papers 'Relative amounts of voltaic energy of dissolved chemical compounds' and 'Relative amounts of voltaic energy of electrolytes' by George Gore17 December 1888
RR/9/272Letter from George Gore, on his paper 'On 'transfer-resistance' in electrolytic and voltaic cells' to the John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh3 January 1887
RR/9/267Letter from George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On 'transfer-resistance' in electrolytic and voltaic cells' by George Gore to the author11 July 1885
RR/8/310Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'Phenomena of the capillary electroscope' by George Gorend [1881]
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