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Authorised form of nameWelsh; John (1824 - 1859)
SurnameWelsh
ForenamesJohn
Dates1824 - 1859
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Boreland, in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland (27 September 1824)
Death:
Falmouth, Cornwall (11 May 1859)
ActivityResearch Field:
Meteorology
Career:
Superintendent of the Kew Observatory of the British Association
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/06/1857
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
AssocMaterial:
CSAC 31/8/75. Papers deposited in Cambridge University Library
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1859-1860 vol 10 pp xxxiv-xxxviii
Notes:
Leonard Horner has signed certificate twice
Royal Society codeNA1680
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/33/29Reports on Instruments held at Kew Observatory21 April 1852
MS/710/116Letter from John Welsh, 3 Woodlane Terrace, to Robert Were Foxnd
AP/33/28Reports on Instruments held at Kew Observatory22 March 1852
RR/3/278Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Account of the construction of a standard barometer, and description of the apparatus and processes employed in the verification of barometers at the Kew Observatory' by John Welsh21 June 1856
EC/1857/14Welsh, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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