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Authorised form of nameGore; George (1826 - 1908)
Dates1826 - 1908
NationalityBritish
Place of birthBlackfriars, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Date of birth22 January 1826
Place of deathBirmingham, Warwickshire
Date of death20 or 23 December 1908
Dates and placesBurial:
Warstone Lane cemetery, Birmingham, Warwickshire
OccupationPhysicist
Research fieldElectrochemistry
ActivityCareer:
Errand boy (age 12); apprenticed to a cooper (aged 17); moved to Birmingham (1851); Time Keeper, Soho works; Practitioner in medical galvanism; Chemist to a phosphorus 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'
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election01/06/1865
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/63/13/5Unpublished figure, sliding rheostat by George Gore1885
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
MS/377/1/57Letter from George Gore, Edgbaston, Birmingham, to William Fletcher Barrett2 December 1873
IM/Maull/001706Gore, George1892
MS/766/8Illustration from George Gore's paper 'On the properties of liquified hydrochloric acid gas'1865
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/3/618Copy 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
NLB/15/389Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons13 September 1897
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/3/122Referee's report by John Percy, on a paper 'On the molecular properties of antimony' by George Gore3 March 1858
RR/7/100Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part II' by George Gore7 October 1871
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/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/4/113Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the properties of electro-deposited antimony (continued)' by George Gore26 October 1859
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/7/31Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver' by George Gore8 July 1870
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/7/98Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part II' by George Gore29 April 1871
RR/7/179Referee's report by Alexander William Williamson, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part III' by George Gore10 June 1872
RR/7/308Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On electrotorsion' by George Gore30 March 1874
AP/53/4/2Unpublished figures, experimental setup by George Gore1871
RR/7/180Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part III' by George Gore22 June 1872
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/8/105Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the thermo-electric properties of liquids' by George Gore17 April 1878
MC/10/125Letter from George Gore, Edgbaston, Birmingham, to Professor G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society16 June 1874
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/8/309Referee'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/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/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
AP/64/2/2Unpublished diagram, circuit diagram by George Gore1886
EC/1865/05Gore, George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/6/136Referee's report by Frederick Augustus Abel, on a paper 'On hydrofluoric acid' by George Gore5 April 1869
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/9/266Referee's report by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'On 'transfer-resistance' in electrolytic and voltaic cells' by George Gore1885
RR/8/311Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'Influence of voltaic currents on the diffusion of liquids' by George Gorend [1881]
RR/9/356Referee'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/10/264Referee'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/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/7/182Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'On some properties of anhydrous liquefied ammonia' by George Gore6 September 1872
AP/63/13/2Unpublished figure, 'Rotation stirring apparatus' by George Gore1885
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
PT/63/6/6Plate, movable wooden box containing glass tube by [George Gore]11 January 1861
RR/3/121Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the molecular properties of antimony' by George Gore16 July 1858
PT/64/15Paper, 'On the properties of electro-deposited antimony. Concluded' by G [George] Gore23 May 1862
PT/63/6/2Plate, bent flint-glass tubing by [George Gore]11 January 1861
PT/63/6/4Plate, small glass cup by [George Gore]11 January 1861
PT/63/6/5Plate, glass tube in cork fitted onto brass tube by [George Gore]11 January 1861
PT/63/6/3Plate, bent flint-glass tube filled with sulphuric acid by [George Gore]11 January 1861
PT/63/6/1Manuscript, 'On the properties of liquid carbonic acid' by [George Gore]11 January 1861
PT/63/6Paper, 'On the properties of liquid carbonic acid' by [George Gore]11 January 1861
PT/64/15/1Manuscript, 'On the properties of electro-deposited antimony. Concluded' by G [George] Gore23 May 1862
RR/7/181Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On some properties of anhydrous liquefied ammonia' by George Gore12 August 1872
PT/64/15/2Plate, active bar with silver studs in extremities by [George Gore]23 May 1862
MC/7/228Letter from George Gore, 50 Islington Row, Edgbaston, Birmingham, to Walter White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]10 June 1865
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
AP/53/3Paper, 'On fluoride of silver, continued. Part 2nd' by George Gore16 September 1870
MC/11/208Letter from George Gore, Edgbaston, Birmingham, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council4 May 1878
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
RR/7/99Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part II' by George Gore21 June 1871
AP/66/7Unpublished paper, 'On the rate of decomposition of chlorine-water by light' by G [George] Gore1889
AP/53/4/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On fluoride of silver. Part 3rd' by George Gore1871
AP/66/3Unpublished paper, 'A method of detecting dissolved chemical compounds and their combining proportions' by G [George] Gore1888
AP/63/13Unpublished paper, 'On transfer-resistance in electrolytic and voltaic cells' by George Gore1885
AP/63/13/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On transfer-resistance in electrolytic and voltaic cells' by George Gore1885
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
AP/66/2Unpublished paper, 'Relative amounts of voltaic energy of electrolytes' by G [George] Gore1888
AP/63/13/3Unpublished diagram, circuit diagram by George Gore1885
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
AP/63/13/4Unpublished diagram, circuit diagram by George Gore1885
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/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
AP/61/9/4Unpublished diagram, 'apparatus for illustrating lectures' by George Gore1881
AP/64/2/1Unpublished manuscript, 'Relations of "transfer-resistance" to the molecular-weight and chemical composition of electrolytes' by George Gore1886
AP/66/3/2Unpublished diagram, experimental apparatus by George Gore1888
AP/66/4Unpublished paper, 'A method of examining rate of chemical change of aqueous solutions' by G [George] Gore1889
AP/66/5Unpublished paper, 'Relative amounts of voltaic energy of dissolved chemical compounds' by G [George] Gore1889
AP/66/3/1Unpublished manuscript, 'A method of detecting dissolved chemical compounds and their combining proportions' by G [George] Gore1888
AP/66/6Unpublished paper, 'Determining the strength of liquids by means of the voltaic balance' by G [George] Gore1889
NLB/3/786Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Henry Edward Armstrong9 October 1889
NLB/3/632Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr George Gore, Fellow of the Royal Society26 July 1889
AP/61/9/2Unpublished diagrams, electromagnetism and magnetic coils by George Gore1881
AP/61/9/3Unpublished appendix, regarding 'On some effects of transmitting electric currents through magnetized electrolytes' by George Gore1881
AP/64/2Unpublished paper, 'Relations of "transfer-resistance" to the molecular-weight and chemical composition of electrolytes' by George Gore1886
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
AP/53/4Unpublished paper, 'On fluoride of silver. Part 3rd' by George Gore1871
AP/52/4Unpublished paper, 'On fluoride of silver. Part I' by George Gore4 October 1869
PP/1/9Paper, 'On the electrolytic diffusion of liquids' by G [George] Gore1881
PP/1/9/1Manuscript, 'On the electrolytic diffusion of liquids' by G [George] Gore1881
PP/1/9/2Diagram, experimental apparatus by G [George] Gore1881
PP/1/19/1Manuscript, 'On Bacterium decalvans: an organism associated with the destruction of the hair in alopecia areata' by George Thin1881
PP/5/21/1Manuscript, 'Some relations of heat to voltaic and thermo-electric action of metals in electrolytes' by G [George] Gore1883
PP/4/29Paper, 'On some relations of chemical corrosion to voltaic current' by G [George] Gore1884
PP/5/2Paper, 'Some new phenomena of electrolysis' by G [George] Gore1884
PP/5/5Paper, 'On unequal electric conduction-resistance at cathodes' by G [George] Gore1884
PP/5/21/2Supporting diagrams, experimental equipment by G [George] Gore1883
PP/5/21Paper, 'Some relations of heat to voltaic and thermo-electric action of metals in electrolytes' by G [George] Gore1883
PP/12/7Paper, 'Effect of chlorine on the electro-motive force of a voltaic couple' by George Gore1888
PP/12/27Paper, 'Effects of different positive metals, etc, upon the changes of potential of voltaic couples' by George Gore1888
PP/12/20Paper, 'The minimum-point of change of potential of a voltaic couple' by George Gore1888
PP/12/21Paper, 'On the change of potential of a voltaic couple by variation of strength of its liquid' by George Gore1888
RR/8/310Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'Phenomena of the capillary electroscope' 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/9/269Letter 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
PP/12/22Paper, 'Influence of the chemical energy of electrolytes upon the "minimum point" and change of potential of a voltaic couple in water' by George Gore1888
NLB/1/279Copy letter from Michael Foster, to George Gore18 November 1886
MC/14Volume 14 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1885-1888
MC/14/148Letter from George Gore, Institute of Scientific Research, Birmingham, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Secretary of the Royal Society28 August 1886
AP/59/6Unpublished paper, 'On certain molecular changes which occur in steel and iron, during the separate acts of heating and cooling' by [Richard Hill] Norris1876
AP/61/9/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On some effects of transmitting electric currents through magnetized electrolytes' by George Gore1881
AP/61/9Unpublished paper, 'On some effects of transmitting electric currents through magnetized electrolytes' by George Gore1881
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