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Authorised form of nameMcClintock; Sir; Francis Leopold (1819 - 1907)
Dates1819 - 1907
Place of birthDundalk, County Louth, Ireland
Date of birth08 July 1819
Place of deathLondon
Date of death17/11/1907
Dates and placesBurial:
Kensington cemetery, Hanwell, Middlesex
ActivityCareer:
Entered the Royal Navy (1831); Lieutenant (1845); served in the 'Enterprise', under James Clerk Ross (FRS 1828) (1848), and under Sir Erasmus Ommaney (FRS 1868) on Arctic voyages; Commander (1851); Captain (1854); comanded the 'Fox' and brought the definite news of the fate of Sir John Franklin's expedition; Rear Admiral (1871); Vice Admiral (1877); Admiral (1884);
Honours:
Kt 1860; KCB 1891
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election01/06/1865
RelationshipsSon of Henry McClintock of the 3rd Dragoon Guards, and his wife Elizabeth Melasina, daughter of the Ven George Fleury DD, Archdeacon of Waterford; married (1870) Annette Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Foster Dunlop of Monasterboice, county Louth
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1907-1908 vol 80 pp xxiii-xxix signed by C R M
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/36981255
Royal Society codeNA1600
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1865/11McClintock, Sir Francis Leopold: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/002860McClintock, Sir Francis Leopoldnd
IM/002861McClintock, Sir Francis Leopoldnd
NLB/9/780Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Admiral Sir Francis Leopold McClinktock, Fellow of the Royal Society12 July 1894
NLB/19/188Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Admiral Sir Francis Leopold McClintock, Fellow of the Royal Society10 July 1899
NLB/36/608Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]20 November 1907
NLB/36/621Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Henry F McLintock, 16 Queensberry Place, S.W.21 November 1907
NLB/37/480Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir George Goldie, KCMG, Fellow of the Royal Society, Queen Anne's Mansions, Westminster, SW25 March 1908
NLB/37/504Copy letter from the Royal Society to H J McClintock, 16 Queensberry Place, Cromwell Road, SW31 March 1908
NLB/37/417Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor [Joseph] Larmor, Secretary of the Royal Society16 March 1908
MC/6/93Letter from W G [William Govett] Romaine, Admiralty, to the Secretary of the Royal Society12 June 1860
MC/5/286Letter from F L [Francis Leopold] McClintock, Captain, Royal Navy, Arctic Discovery Yacht Fox, Aberdeen, to W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society11 June 1857
NLB/19/233Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Francis Leopold McClintock, Fellow of the Royal Society13 July 1899
MC/6/35Letter from F L [Francis Leopold] McClintock, Captain, Royal Navy, to the Secretary of the Royal Society, Burlington House22 September 1859
NLB/19/143Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr John Scott Keltie, Royal Geographical Society29 June 1899
PT/69/15/2Plate, 'Magnetic disturbances' by Gen [Edward] SabineDecember 1863
PT/69/15/1Manuscript, 'Results of hourly observations of the magnetic declination made by Sir Francis Leopold McClintock and the officers of the yacht Fox at Port Kennedy in the Arctic Sea in the winter of 1858-1859: and a comparison of these results with those obtained by Captain Rochford [Rochfort] Maguire and the officers of the H M [Her Majesty's] Ship Plover in 1852, 1853 and 1854 at Point Barrow' by Major General Edward Sabine[1863]
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
MC/6Volume 6 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1859-1863
MC/7/237Letter from F L [Francis Leopold] McClintock, HMS Aurora, Barbados, to Dr [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society5 July 1865
MC/7/253Letter from F L [Francis Leopold] McClintock, HMS Aurora, Barbados, to the Royal Society5 July 1865
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
PT/69/15Paper, 'Results of hourly observations of the magnetic declination made by Sir Francis Leopold McClintock and the officers of the yacht Fox at Port Kennedy in the Arctic Sea in the winter of 1858-1859: and a comparison of these results with those obtained by Captain Rochford [Rochfort] Maguire and the officers of the H M [Her Majesty's] Ship Plover in 1852, 1853 and 1854 at Point Barrow' by Major General Edward Sabine[1863]
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