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Authorised form of namePengelly; William (1812 - 1894)
SurnamePengelly
ForenamesWilliam
Dates1812 - 1894
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
East Looe, Cornwall, England (12 January 1812)
Death:
His residence, Lamorna, Torquay, Devon (16 March 1894)
Burial:
Torquay cemetery, Devon
ActivityCareer:
Served at sea; became a teacher in Torquay; collected Devon fossils; explored Kent's Hole
Memberships:
FGS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1863
RelationshipsQuaker family
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1895-1896 vol 59 pp xxxix-xli signed by W B D
Royal Society codeNA2162
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1863/11Pengelly, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003492Pengelly, Williamnd
MM/17/78Letter from Hester Pengelly to Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society30 December 1897
MS/710/81Letter from William Pengelly, Lamorna, Torquay, to Robert Were Fox19 September 1856
AP/44/10The Lignites and Clays of Bovey Tracy, Devonshire1862
NLB/9/71Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons22 March 1894
NLB/9/468Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons24 May 1894
NLB/11/684Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Thomas George Bonney, Fellow of the Royal Society16 September 1895
NLB/12/502Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Lister, President of the Royal Society2 March 1896
NLB/12/501Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Boyd Dawkins, Fellow of the Royal Society2 March 1896
NLB/15/862Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Miss Pengelly, Lamorna, Torquay4 January 1898
NLB/15/850Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Miss Pengelly23 December 1897
NLB/19/172Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Miss Hester Pengelly7 July 1899
RR/5/176Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'The lignites and clays of Bovey Tracey, Devonshire' by William Pengelly4 February 1862
RR/5/177Referee's report by Joseph Prestwich, on a paper 'The lignites and clays of Bovey Tracey, Devonshire' by William PengellyMarch 1862
MS/710/82Letter from William Pengelly, Lamorna, Torquay, to [Charles Fox?]14 May 1860
MS/222Reports on excavations at Kent's Cavern by William Pengelly and Edward Vivian1865-1880
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