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Authorised form of nameColby; Thomas Frederick (1784 - 1852)
Dates1784 - 1852
NationalityBritish
Place of birthSt Margaret's-next-Rochester, Kent, England
Date of birth01 September 1784
Place of deathNew Brighton, near Birkenhead
Date of death09 October 1852
ActivityCareer:
Soldier, British Army, Royal Engineers, becoming Major General; Director, Ordnance Survey
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election13/04/1820
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1850-1854 vol 6 pp 247-250
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/35240571
Royal Society codeNA3821
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1819/35Colby, Thomas Frederick: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/743/1/173Copy letter from Thomas Colby to Robert Stevenson1 November 1821 [1860?]
MM/1/16Letter from Thomas Frederick Colby, Ordnance Map Office, to Davies Gilbert17 June 1830
MC/3/105Letter from Colonel [Thomas Frederick] Colby, Ordnance Map Office Tower, to the Marquis of Northampton, President of the Royal Society11 August 1840
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/3/268Letter from Colonel [Thomas Frederick] Colby, Ordnance Map Office, Southampton, to Samuel Hunter Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]25 February 1843
MC/4/54Letter from George Biddell Airy, Royal Observatory Greenwich, to Samuel Hunter Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]25 February 1845
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
AP/11/3/2Unpublished diagrams, compass and wire arrangements by [Peter Barlow][1822]
AP/11/3Unpublished paper, 'On the mathematical laws of electro magnetism' by Peter Barlow[1822]
AP/11/3/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On the mathematical laws of electro magnetism' by Peter Barlow[1822]
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