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Authorised form of nameRennie; George (1791 - 1866)
SurnameRennie
ForenamesGeorge
Dates1791 - 1866
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Parish of Christchurch, Blackfriars Road, London, England (03 December 1791)
Death:
His house at 39 Wilton Crescent, London (30 March 1866)
Burial:
Holmwood, near Dorking, Surrey
ActivityProfession:
Civil engineer
Education:
St Paul's
Career:
Designed London Bridge
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
21/03/1822
Council:
Treas 1845-1850; VP 1830-1832, 1842-1843, 1845-1851
RelationshipsSon of John Rennie (FRS 1798); brother of Sir John Rennie (FRS 1823)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; St Paul's
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1867-1868 vol 16 pp xxxiii-xxxv
References:
Sir John Craig, 'The Royal Society and the Royal Mint' in NR 1964 vol 19 pp 156-167
Notes:
Proposers: 'WS' is smudged & appears to be an error; John Barrow's second signature has been struck through
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/17974209
Royal Society codeNA3414
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/33/19On the Tides, Bed and Coasts of the North Sea or German Ocean17 March 1852
IM/Maull/003788Rennie, Georgend
RR/2/51Referee's report by George Rennie, on a paper 'On the temperature of steam and its corresponding pressure' by John Curr17 June 1850
RR/2/57Referee's report by George Rennie, on a paper 'On the supply of water from the chalk stratum in the neighbourhood of London' by John Dickinson26 February 1851
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1832
RR/1/223Referee's report by George Rennie, on a paper 'On the moist-bulb problem' by Captain Shortrede[c.1843]
RR/2/52Second referee's report by George Rennie, on a paper 'On the temperature of steam and its corresponding pressure' by John Curr
MS/426/235Copy letter from C R W [Charles Richard Weld], the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to George Rennie Esq, Treasurer of the Royal Society20 November 1846
MS/426/430Copy letter from G [George] Rennie, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Sir J W [John William] Lubbock20 July 1850
MS/426/368Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to L Harmer Esq6 February 1849
EC/1821/44Rennie, George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/1/98Letter from George Rennie, [Inspector of Machinery and Clerk of the Irons], Royal Mint, to Stephen Lee, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society27 November 1823
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