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Authorised form of nameWhidbey; Joseph (1755 - 1833)
Dates1755 - 1833
ActivityCareer:
Sailing Master, Royal Navy; sailed round the world with Vancouver; Master Attendant of H M Dockyard, Woolwich; later was at Plymouth; associated with John Rennie in the enquiry on Plymouth harbour (1805); Resident Engineer to the Plymouth break water (1811)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election21/11/1805
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1832-1833 No 14 pp 229-230
Notes:
Appears in PL for 1832 but not after.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/8199100
Royal Society codeNA2833
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/12/52/1Paper, 'Account of the sinking of the Dutch frigate Ambusciade and her revoery at the Nore' by Joseph Whidbey1803
EC/1805/08Whidbey, Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PT/16/10Paper, 'A description of the fossil bones found by Mr Whidbey in the caverns of Oreston, referred to in the foregoing paper' by William Clift[1823]
PT/73/10/14Painting, fossilised hyena jaw by [William Clift][1822]
PT/15/12Paper, 'A farther account of fossil bones discovered in caverns inclosed in the lime-stone rocks at Plymouth' by Joseph Whidbey in a letter to Sir Everard Home11 November 1820
PT/73/10/12Painting, fossilised metacarpal bones of a bos by [William Clift][1822]
PT/73/10/16Painting, fossilised hyena jaw by [William Clift][1822]
PT/73/10/11Painting, fossilised horn core of a bos by [William Clift][1822]
PT/73/10/13Painting, fossilised horse foot by [William Clift][1822]
PT/73/10/9Painting, fossilised metatarsal bone of a bos by [William Clift][1822]
PT/73/10/15Painting, fossilised hyena skull by [William Clift][1822]
PT/73/10/17Painting, fossilised wolf jaw by [William Clift][1822]
L&P/12/52Paper, 'Account of the sinking of the Dutch frigate Ambusciade and her revoery at the Nore' by Joseph Whidbey1803
PT/16/9Paper, 'On some fossil bones discovered in caverns in the limestone quarries of Oreston' by Joseph Whidbey in a letter to John Barrow[1823]
PT/73/10/8Painting, rock face at Oreston by [William Clift][1822]
PT/73/10/10Paintings, fossilised wolf jawbone by [William Clift][1822]
PT/73/10/7Painting, 'A longitudinal section of the caverns lately discovered in the breakwater quarries at Oreston' by W C [William Clift]12 August 1822
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