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Authorised form of nameYolland; William (1810 - 1885)
Dates1810 - 1885
NationalityBritish
Place of birthMerryfield, Plympton St Mary, Devon, England
Date of birth17 March 1810
Place of deathBaddesley Vicarage, Atherstone, Warwickshire
Date of death05 September 1885
Dates and placesBurial:
Kensal Green Cemetery
ActivityCareer:
Lieutenant-Colonel, Royal Engineers; Inspector of Railways, Board of Trade
Honours:
CB 1881
Memberships:
FRAS
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/06/1859
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/66152636048520050375
Royal Society codeNA3648
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/426/309Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society28 January 1848
EC/1859/15Yolland, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/4/215Letter from [Samuel] Hunter Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society], Somerset House, to Captain [William] Yolland10 February 1848
MC/4/207Letter from Samuel Hunter Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society], The Common, Woolwich, to Captain [William] Yolland21 January 1848
MC/4/204Letter from Captain [William] Yolland, Ordinance Map Office, Southampton, to Samuel Hunter Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society14 January 1848
MC/4/208Letter from [Captain William] Yolland, Ordnance Map Office, Southampton, to [Samuel Hunter] Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]24 January 1848
MC/4/209Letter from Charles Richard Weld, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, to [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society28 January 1848
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
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