Authorised form of nameGoldingham; John (c 1766 - 1849)
Datesc 1766 - 1849
Date of birthc. 1766
Place of deathWorcester
Research fieldAstronomy
Astronomer, HEIC, Madras (1796); returned to England and settled in Worcester
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election26/05/1808
Bulloch's Roll
Letter from a Mr R C B Oliver (23 September 1981) states that he died in January 1849.
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 1. 1731-1847' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 307-332
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA1790
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1808/03Goldingham, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001694Goldingham, Johnnd
PT/2/22Paper, 'Eclipses of the satellites of Jupiter observed by John Goldingham Esq and under his superintendence at Madras [Chennai] in the East Indies' by John Goldingham[1808]
PT/16/12/2Plate, 'Map of part of the environs of Madras shewing the relative positions of the Observatory House Station and the guns, used in the experiments by J Goldingham, FRS for ascertaining the velocity of sound' by unknown artist31 May 1822
PT/16/12Paper, 'Experiments for ascertaining the velocity of sound, at Madras in the East Indies' by John Goldingham31 May 1822
PT/16/12/1Manuscript, 'Experiments for ascertaining the velocity of sound, at Madras in the East Indies' by John Goldingham31 May 1822
PT/73/9/12Painting, Madras Observatory interior by unknown artist [1821]
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