Authorised form of nameBristow; Henry William (1817 - 1889)
Dates1817 - 1889
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth17 May 1817
Date of death14 June 1889
Research fieldGeology
King's College, London
Geologist with the Geological Survey of Great Britain (from 1842); Director, Geological Survey (1872); retired (1888)
FGS (1843)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/06/1862
RelationshipsSon of Major General Henry Bristow and his wife Elizabeth Atchorne of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire; married (22 October 1863) Eliza Harrison, daughter of David Harrison of London, solicitor
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA3148
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/Maull/000570Bristow, Henry Williamnd
NLB/3/482Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Harrison & Sons21 June 1889
NLB/9/45Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Dr Henry William Bristow, Fellow of the Royal Society17 March 1894
EC/1862/03Bristow, Henry William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/10/361Letter from H W [Henry William] Bristow and Robert Hunt, Geological Survey Office, 28 Jermyn Street, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society3 March 1876
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
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