Authorised form of nameEllis; Sir; Henry (1777 - 1869)
Dates1777 - 1869
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (29 November 1777)
Bedford Square, London (15 January 1869)
Merchant Taylor's School; St John's College, Oxford. BCL (1802)
Assistant, Bodleian Library (1798); Assistant Keeper of Printed Books, British Museum (1805); Keeper (1806-1827); Principal Librarian, British Museum; Knight of Hanover (1832); resigned from the British Museum (1856)
Kt 1833
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA3268
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/20/10Some account of the appearances of the Solar Spots, as seen from the Hereford, on the 15th & 16th of May 1836 during and after the Solar Eclipse6 June 1836
DM/6/24Letter from Sir Henry Ellis to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society23 January 1856
DM/6/18Letter from Sir Henry Ellis to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society31 May 1855
DM/6/25Letter from Sir Henry Ellis to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society22 January 1856
AP/23/9Experiments made on a piece of Pena Silver, as to its capability of holding water; saved from the Lady Charlotte, wrecked on the Coast of Ireland in December 1838 January 1839
MS/425/1Copy letter, John William Lubbock, Treasurer of the Royal Society, to Henry Ellis, British Museum 13 December 1830
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1832
DM/2/51Letter from Henry Ellis, British Museum, to P M Roget27 December 1829
EC/1811/10Ellis, Sir Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/1/165Letter from Henry Ellis, [Assistant Keeper of Printed Books], British Museum, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society30 December 1828
MC/1/172Letter from Edward Sabine, 1 Devonshire Place, to Dr. Peter Mark Roget, 39 Bernard Street13 July 1829
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