Authorised form of nameRennie; George (1791 - 1866)
Dates1791 - 1866
Dates and placesBirth:
Parish of Christchurch, Blackfriars Road, London, England (03 December 1791)
His house at 39 Wilton Crescent, London (30 March 1866)
Holmwood, near Dorking, Surrey
Civil engineer
St Paul's
Designed London Bridge
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
Treas 1845-1850; VP 1830-1832, 1842-1843, 1845-1851
RelationshipsSon of John Rennie (FRS 1798); brother of Sir John Rennie (FRS 1823)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; St Paul's
Proc Roy Soc 1867-1868 vol 16 pp xxxiii-xxxv
Sir John Craig, 'The Royal Society and the Royal Mint' in NR 1964 vol 19 pp 156-167
Proposers: 'WS' is smudged & appears to be an error; John Barrow's second signature has been struck through
Virtual International Authority File
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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