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Authorised form of nameStrachey; Sir; Richard (1817 - 1908)
Dates1817 - 1908
NationalityBritish
Place of birthSutton Court, Somerset, England
Date of birth24 July 1817
Place of death67 Belsize Park Gardens, London
Date of death12/02/1908
Dates and placesBurial:
Cremated at Golder's Green, London
ActivityCareer:
Captain, Bengal Engineers
Honours:
CSI 1866; GCSI 1897
Memberships:
FRGS
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election01/06/1854
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1873-1874, 1880-1881, 1885-1886, 1890-1891
Medals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1897
RelationshipsGreat, great grandson of John Strachey, geologist (FRS 1719)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1908 vol 81 pp lxxxiv-xciii signed by G H D
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/29929832
Royal Society codeNA3799
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/17/91Letter from J D Hooker to Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society6 June 1895
NLB/4/12Copy letter from Michael Foster, to General Richard Strachey16 January 1890
NLB/6/126Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society7 March 1892
NLB/4/1108Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society19 January 1891
NLB/4/1099Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society17 January 1891
NLB/6/334Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society13 April 1892
NLB/6/831Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Harrison & Sons20 July 1892
NLB/7/465Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Richard Strachey24 February 1893
NLB/5/75Copy letter from Michael Foster, to General Richard Strachey, [Fellow of the Royal Society]8 March 1891
NLB/7/609Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Genreal Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society22 March 1893
NLB/5/699Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society21 September 1891
NLB/7/935Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1893
NLB/7/973Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs West, Newman & Company12 June 1893
NLB/7/955Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Robert Henry Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society2 June 1893
NLB/7/965Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General [Richard] Strachey[6] June 1893
NLB/8/366Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs West, Newman & Company10 October 1893
NLB/8/359Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons 9 October 1893
NLB/10/963Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Richard Strachey[15 March 1895]
NLB/11/134Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society26 April 1895
NLB/11/124Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society25 April 1895
NLB/11/185Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society10 May 1895
NLB/14/412Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to General [Richard] Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society6 March 1897
NLB/14/474Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society17 March 1897
NLB/14/191Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society19 January 1897
NLB/14/511Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant General Richard Strachey[23 March 1897]
NLB/15/132Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society5 July 1897
NLB/15/143Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant General Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society6 July 1897
NLB/15/184Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Arthur Schuster, Fellow of the Royal Society10 July 1897
NLB/15/610Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Lieutenant Colonel the Right Honourable Sir Fleetwood Isham Edwards4 November 1897
NLB/16/457Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant General Sir R Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society6 April 1898
NLB/17/652Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society2 December 1898
NLB/19/153Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to General Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Meteorological Society28 June 1899
NLB/16/875Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Mr Francis Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society, 42 Rutland Gate, S.W.24 June 1898
NLB/19/177Copy letter from Michael Foster, to General Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Meteorological Council7 July 1899
NLB/19/765Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society13 December 1899
NLB/19/543Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Chandler Roberts-Austen, [Fellow of the Royal Society]28 October 1899
NLB/19/865Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society10 January 1900
NLB/19/600Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Meteorological Council7 November 1899
NLB/19/653Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society17 November 1899
NLB/19/745Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society 11 December 1899
NLB/27/746Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Strachey, [Fellow of the Royal Society]24 November 1903
NLB/19/852Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society8 January 1900
RR/13/242Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'On the distribution of frequency (variation and correlation) of the barometric height at divers stations' by Karl Pearson and Alice Lee1 July 1897
NLB/27/630Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society4 November 1903
NLB/30/609Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lieutenant General, Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society17 April 1905
NLB/37/212Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons14 February 1908
RR/13/244Second referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'On the distribution of frequency (variation and correlation) of the barometric height at divers stations' by Karl Pearson and Alice Lee8 July 1897
NLB/35/568Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society14 June 1907
NLB/37/282Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir George H [Howard] Darwin KCB, FRS25 February 1908
RR/7/444Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'The diurnal variations of the wind and barometric pressure' by Frederick Chambers1 December 1876
RR/7/228Referee's report by Robert Strachey, on a paper 'The diurnal variations of the wind and barometric pressure at Bombay' by F Chambers30 July 1873
RR/7/335Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'Tables of temperatures of the sea at different depths beneath the surface, reduced and collated from the various observations made between the years 1749 and 1868, discussed. With map and sections' by Joseph Prestwich1874
RR/11/40Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'The origins and motive of cyclones in Western India' by Dallas23 June 1891
RR/13/243Memorandum by George Howard Darwin, on Richard Strachey's report on a paper 'On the distribution of frequency (variation and correlation) of the barometric height at divers stations' by Karl Pearson and Alice Lee2 July 1897
RR/11/211Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On the grand currents of atmospheric circulation' by James Thomson16 April 1892
RR/10/1Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'On the relation between tropical and extra-tropical cyclones' by Ralph Abercromby18 July 1887
MS/427/259Copy letter from [William] Spottiswoode, President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury17 February 1883
MS/427/430Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, President of the Royal Society; to the Astronomer Royal [William Henry Mahoney Christie]23 May 1885
EC/1854/12Strachey, Sir Richard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/17/464Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Meteorological Council4 November 1898
NLB/5/96Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society14 March 1891
NLB/11/254Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society20 May 1895
NLB/17/788Copy letter from Richard Strachey and William Thomas Blanford, to Lord George Hamilton, Secretary of State for India21 December 1898
NLB/20/70Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Meteorological Council 25 January 1900
NLB/19/719Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society2 December 1899
RR/10/121Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'On the relations of the diurnal barometric maxima to certain critical conditions of temperature, cloud, and rainfall' by Henry Francis Blanford22 April 1888
RR/10/116Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'On Meldrum’s rules for handling ships in the Southern Indian Ocean' by Ralph Abercromby[1888]
RR/14/232Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'The diurnal range of rain at the seven observatories in connection with the Meteorological Office, 1871-1890' by Robert Henry Scott[May 1899]
RR/9/380Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on an unnamed paper by O'Reilly17 November 1886
NLB/17/100Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker and copy report of the Meteorological Office Superannuation Committee, to Lieutenant General Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society15 July 1898
NLB/20/162Copy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Meteorological Council19 February 1900
PP/1/17Paper, 'On the constituent of the atmosphere which absorbs radiant heat' by S A Hill1881
RR/12/39Referee's report by George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'Harmonic analysis of hourly observations of air temperature and pressure at British observatories.—part I. Temperature' by Richard Strachey22 March 1893
MC/9/581Letter from Robert H [Henry] Scott, Director of the Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to the Secretary of the Royal Society16 June 1873
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
MC/11/38Letter from [the Meteorological Committee], Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council31 March 1877
MC/11/184Letter from Henry J S [John Stephen] Smith, Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to Sir Joseph [Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society15 March 1878
MC/11/185Letter from Henry J S [John Stephen] Smith, Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to [Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society15 March 1878
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
MC/11/197Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to the Secretary of the Royal Society, Burlington House9 April 1878
MC/12/307Letter from Richd [Richard] Grosvenor, Treasury Chambers, to [William Spottiswoode], President of the Royal Society, Burlington House22 February 1883
MS/427/263Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert Henry] Scott17 February 1883
RR/9/401Referee's report by James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, on a paper 'On the computation of the harmonic components' by Lieutenant General Richard Strachey1886
RR/10/224Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'Report on hygrometric methods; first part, including the saturation method and the chemical method, and dew-point instruments' by William Napier Shaw23 February 1888
PP/1/37Paper, 'On the constituent of the atmosphere that absorbs radiant heat II' by S A Hill1882
PP/4/10Paper, 'Note on the foregoing paper' by R [Richard] Strachey1883
PP/10/9Paper, 'On the computation of the harmonic components of a series representing a phenomenon recurring in daily and yearly periods' by R [Richard] Strachey1886
PP/17/35/1Manuscript, 'Cloud photography conducted under the Meteorological Council at the Kew Observatory [London]' by Richard Strachey and G M [George Mathews] Whipple1891
PP/17/35Paper, 'Cloud photography conducted under the Meteorological Council at the Kew Observatory [London]' by Richard Strachey and G M [George Mathews] Whipple1891
PP/19/14Paper, 'On the probable effect of the limitation of the number of ordinary Fellows elected into the Royal Society to fifteen in each year on the eventual total number of Fellows' by Richard Strachey1892
PP/17/35/2Diagrams, cloud observations by Richard Strachey and G M [George Mathews] Whipple1891
PP/19/14/2Diagram, 'Graphical representation of chief results given in table IV' by Richard Strachey1892
PP/19/14/1Manuscript, 'On the probable effect of the limitation of the number of ordinary Fellows elected into the Royal Society to fifteen in each year on the eventual total number of Fellows' by Richard Strachey1892
RR/7/287Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'The winds of Northern India, in relation to the temperature and vapour-constituent of the atmosphere' by Henry Francis Blanford23 April 1874
RR/7/334Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'Tables of temperatures of the sea at different depths beneath the surface, reduced and collated from the various observations made between the years 1749 and 1868, discussed. With map and sections' by Joseph Prestwich17 June 1874
RR/10/47Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'Some anomalies in the winds of Northern India, and their relation to the distribution of barometric pressure' by S A Hill7 March 1887
RR/12/40Referee's report by James Thomas Walker, on a paper 'Harmonic analysis of hourly observations of air temperature and pressure at British observatories.—part I. Temperature' by Richard Strachey3 April 1893
MC/14/240Letter from [?], House of Commons, to Richard Strachey27 June 1887
MC/16/110Letter from [Richard] Strachey, 69 Lancaster Gate, to [Michael] Foster[24 April 1894]
NLB/9/233Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to General Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society20 April 1894
NLB/15/641Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Fleetwood Isham Edwards, Privy Purse Office, Buckingham Palace, S.W. 10 November 1897
NLB/15/640Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Lieutenant General Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society9 November 1897
RR/9/196Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'Report on the tidal disturbances caused by the volcanic eruptions at Java, August 27 and 28, 1883, and the propagations of the ‘super-tidal’ waves' by Andrew Wilson Baird20 March 1884
MC/14Volume 14 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1885-1888
MC/15Volume 15 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1889-1892
MC/15/124Letter from Richard, Strachey, 69 Lancaster Gate, to [Michael] Foster5 January 1891
MC/16Volume 16 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1893-1896
MC/17Volume 17 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1897-1899
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