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Authorised form of nameBlanford; William Thomas (1832 - 1905)
SurnameBlanford
ForenamesWilliam Thomas
Dates1832 - 1905
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
27 Bouverie Street, London, England (07 October 1832)
Death:
London (23 June 1905)
Burial:
Highgate Cemetery, London
ActivityEducation:
School of Mines, London; Freiburg
Career:
Went to India with his brother, on staff of the Indian Geological Survey; went on the Abyssinian expedition (1867); studied geology in Persia, returning via Russia; Deputy Superintendent of the Geological Survey of India (by 1874); retired to London (1882)
Honours:
CIE 1904
Memberships:
FGS; ZS (Corresponding)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1874
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1901
Council:
VP 1892-1893 and 1901-1903
RelationshipsBrother of Henry Francis Blanford (FRS 1880)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1907 vol 79 pp xxvii-xxxi signed by T G B
Virtual international authority filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/13088933
Royal Society codeNA3732
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1874/03Blanford, William Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/4/153Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society26 February 1890
NLB/7/251Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society4 January 1893
NLB/23/2/38Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society5 March 1901
NLB/13/310Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Fayrer, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1896
NLB/12/105Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society6 December 1895
RR/15/12Referee's report by Richard Lydekker, on a paper 'The distribution of vertebrate animals in India, Ceylon & Burma' by William Thomas Blanford4 January 1901
RR/15/369Referee's report by William Thomas Blanford, on a paper 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution. XI. On the influence of natural selection on the variability and correlation of organs' by Karl Pearson13 February 1902
RR/16/5Referee's report by William Thomas Blanford, on a paper 'On the evolution of the Proboscidea' by Charles William Andrews20 April 1903
RR/16/146Referee's report by William Thomas Blanford, on two papers 'On the ossiferous cave-deposits of Cyprus' and 'Further note on the remains of Elephas cypriotes from a cave-deposit in Cyprus' by Dorothea Minola Alice Bate11 June 1904
RR/15/11Referee's report by Philip Lutley Scalter, on a paper 'The distribution of vertebrate animals in India, Ceylon & Burma' by William Thomas Blanford27 December 1900
NLB/16/106Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr W T Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society1 February 1898
NLB/16/279Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr W T Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society7 March 1898
NLB/15/808Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society13 December 1897
NLB/15/716Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society22 November 1897
NLB/16/822Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Under Secretary of State for India, India Officer, Whitehall, S.W.15 June 1898
NLB/16/821Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr W T Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of Government Grant Board D15 June 1898
NLB/21/84Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society 25 July 1900
NLB/17/749Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Herbert Rix15 December 1898
NLB/21/526Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society3 December 1900
NLB/19/807Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to William Thomas Blanford, [Fellow of the Royal Society]14 December 1899
NLB/22/150Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [William Thomas] Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society13 March 1901
NLB/20/602Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1900
NLB/22/641Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Thomas] Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Geology Committee19 June 1901
NLB/22/741Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society9 July 1901
NLB/22/749Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [William Thomas] Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society11 July 1901
NLB/23/2/135Copy letter from unknown correspondent, to General The Right Honorable Sir Dighton Probyn8 November 1901
NLB/23/2/138Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society14 November 1901
NLB/23/2/103Copy letter from Alfred Bray Kempe, to Professor Andrew Russell Forsyth, Chairman of the Mathematic Committee and other Sectional Committee Chairmen29 June 1901
NLB/26/540Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society, 72 Bedford Gardens, Campden Hill, Kensington, W.8 April 1903
NLB/26/631Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society1 May 1903
NLB/23/1/878Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 February 1902
NLB/25/15Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Vice President, Royal Society23 July 1902
NLB/25/61Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society1 August 1902
NLB/25/167Copy letter from A H White, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society5 September 1902
NLB/27/41Copy letter from Michael Foster, to William Thomas Blanford, [Fellow of the Royal Society]23 June 1903
NLB/27/814Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society3 December 1903
NLB/30/603Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society17 April 1905
NLB/28/734Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society, 72, Bedford Gardens, Campden Hill, W.9 May 1904
RR/11/174Referee's report by William Thomas Blanford, on a paper 'On the shoulder girdle in ichthyosauria and sauropterygia' by John Whitaker Hulke27 April 1892
RR/11/241Referee's report by William Thomas Blanford, on a paper 'The Har Dalam cavern, Malta, and its fossiliferous contents' by John H Cooke6 April 1893
RR/11/253Referee's report by William Thomas Blanford, on a paper 'On Megaladapis madagascariensis, an extinct gigantic lemuroid from Madagascar; with remarks on the associated fauna, and on its geological age' by Charles Immanuel Forsyth Major18 July 1893
NLB/1/498Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Willliam Thomas Blanford, Professor Thomas George Bonney, Dr Geikie, Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, and Professor John Wesley Judd8 July 1887
NLB/17/788Copy letter from Richard Strachey and William Thomas Blanford, to Lord George Hamilton, Secretary of State for India21 December 1898
NLB/20/97Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society30 January 1900
NLB/20/428Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society25 April 1900
NLB/27/882Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Thomas Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society 16 December 1903
RR/11/135Referee's report by William Thomas Blanford, on a paper 'On biologic regions and tabulation areas' by Charles Baron Clarke3 May 1892
NLB/18/818Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Clements R Markham, Fellow of the Royal Society19 May 1899
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