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Authorised form of nameRennie; George (1791 - 1866)
Dates1791 - 1866
NationalityBritish
Place of birthParish of Christchurch, Blackfriars Road, London, England
Date of birth03 December 1791
Place of deathHis house at 39 Wilton Crescent, London
Date of death30 March 1866
Dates and placesBurial:
Holmwood, near Dorking, Surrey
OccupationCivil engineer
ActivityEducation:
St Paul's
Career:
Designed London Bridge
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election21/03/1822
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
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
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
AP/33/19On the Tides, Bed and Coasts of the North Sea or German Ocean17 March 1852
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
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 Society1800-1831
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
PT/12/7Paper, 'Account of experiments made on the strength of materials' by George Rennie in a letter to Thomas Young3 June 1817
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
PT/19/7Paper, 'On the friction and resistance of fluids' by George Rennie[1831]
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
PT/12/7/1Manuscript, 'Account of experiments made on the strength of materials' by George Rennie in a letter to Thomas Young3 June 1817
PT/12/7/2Plate, plan and end of lever used in experiment by George Rennie[1817]
PT/12/7/3Plate, plan and end view of nippers used in experiment by George Rennie[1817]
MC/1/356Letter from John Bostock and George Rennie, Royal Society Chamber, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society16 December 1831
MC/4/166Letter from Charles Few to Sir John [William] Lubbock, Treasurer of the Royal Society19 December 1846
MC/4/217Letter from the Marquis of Northampton [President of the Royal Society], Castle Ashby, to George Rennie, [Treasurer and Vice-President], the Chairman of the Council22 February 1848
PT/73/14/3Diagram, 'Elevation of the apparatus for trying the resistance of water' by unknown artist[1831]
MC/5/28Letter from Wm [William] Ford, Grays Inn, to the Secretary of the Royal Society, Somerset House4 December 1851
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