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Authorised form of nameDalrymple-Hay; Sir; John Charles (1821 - 1912)
Other forms of nameJohn Charles Dalrymple-
Other forms of surnameHay
Dates1821 - 1912
NationalityBritish
Place of birthPrinces Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Date of birth11 February 1821
Date of death28/01/1912
ActivityCareer:
Entered the Royal Navy (1834); served of the Cape in the 1st Kaffir War; served in the Syrian War (1839-1842); commanded at Tortosa (1840), off the coast of China (1849) and in the Black Sea during the Crimean War; also served in North America and the West Indies; Rear Admiral (1866); Vice Admiral (1872); Admiral (1878); Privy Councillor and MP for Wakefield (1862-1865); MP for Stamford (1866-1880); MP for Wigtown Burghs (1880-1885); Lord of the Admiralty (1866-1869)
Honours:
CB 1869; KCB 1885; GCB 1902
Memberships:
FRGS
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/06/1864
RelationshipsSucceeded to the barontecy (1861)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1913 vol 88 pp xii-xiv signed by E W C
References:
Vanity Fair 12 June 1875
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/94866687
Royal Society codeNA2390
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1864/09Dalrymple Hay, Sir John Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/5/36Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Admiral Sir John Hay, Fellow of the Royal Society23 February 1891
NLB/28/130Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Admiral the Right Honorable Sir John Charles Dalrymple Hay, Fellow of the Royal Society13 January 1904
MC/8/269Letter from W Thompson, Stamford, Sir John [Charles Dalrymple] Hay16 November 1868
MC/8/33Letter from J C D [John Charles Dalrymple] Hay, Admiralty, Whitehall, to the Royal Society5 April 1867
MC/8/270Letter from J C D [John Charles Dalrymple] Hay, Admiralty, Whitehall, to W [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]16 November 1868
MC/8/362Letter from J C D [John Charles Dalrymple] Hay, 108 St George's Square, to Walter White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]8 May 1869
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
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