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Authorised form of nameGalton; Sir; Douglas Strutt (? 1822 - 1899)
Dates? 1822 - 1899
NationalityBritish
Place of birthSpring Hill, near Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Date of birth02 July 1822 or 02 July 1823
Place of deathHis town house, 11 Chester Street, London
Date of death10 or 18 March 1899
Dates and placesBurial:
Hadzor, Worcestershire
ActivityCareer:
Captain, Royal Engineers; Secretary to the Railway Department, Board of Trade.
Honours:
CB 1865; KCB 1887
Memberships:
FRGS; FGS; FSA; AICE
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/06/1859
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Notes:
BR gives birth and death dates as 2 July 1823 and 10 March 1899. There is some doubt as to which county Spring Hill is in.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/59867471
Royal Society codeNA3650
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
NLB/18/446Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons11 March 1899
NLB/5/78Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Douglas Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society10 March 1891
NLB/7/982Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Douglas Strutt Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society 12 June 1893
NLB/7/517Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Douglas Strutt Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1895
NLB/8/717Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Douglas Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society12 December 1893
NLB/10/829Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to W Cassie, Royal Holloway College, Egham, Surrey13 February 1895
NLB/10/858Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Douglas Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society20 February 1895
NLB/11/386Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Douglas Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1895
NLB/13/693Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Douglas Strutt Galton, British Association for the Advancement of Science5 November 1896
NLB/17/768Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt, Fellow of the Royal Society]18 December 1898
NLB/17/721Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Douglas Strutt Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society 12 December 1898
IM/005856Galton, Sir Douglas StruttMarch 2000
EC/1859/04Galton, Sir Douglas Strutt: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/9/279Letter from Douglas Galton, General Secretary of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 22 Albemarle Street, London, to the Secretary of the Royal Society11 November 1871
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