Record

Authorised form of nameRue; Warren de la (1815 - 1889)
Other forms of namede la Rue, Warren
SurnameRue
ForenamesWarren de la
Dates1815 - 1889
Dates and placesBirth:
Guernsey, Channel Islands (15 January 1815)
Death:
London (19 April 1889)
ActivityProfession:
Engineer
Research Field:
Chemistry, invention, astronomy
Career:
Card maker
Memberships:
FCS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
06/06/1850
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1864
Lectures:
Bakerian 1862
Council:
VP 1869-1870, 1883-1885
RelationshipsMarried Georgiana (1819-1918) third daughter of Thomas Bowles of Guernsey; had issue four sons and one daughter
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Notes:
Boase gives death date as 12 April 1889.
Royal Society codeNA3837
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/12/114Letter from Warren de la Rue, 75 Portland Place, to William White7 June 1880
MM/12/109Letter from David Gill, Cape Observatory, to Warren de la Rue6 June 1880
MM/12/96Letter from David Gill, Cape Observatory, to Warren de la Rue2 April 1880
AP/55/4Researches on Solar Physics III1872
MM/12/118Letter from JR Hind, Twickenham, to Warren de la Rue15 June 1880
MM/12/117Letter from G B Airy, Playford near Ipswich, to Warren de la Rue15 June 1880
MM/12/123Letter from Warren de la Rue, 73 Portland Place, to William Spottiswoode5 July 1880
MM/12/98Letter from William Spottiswoode, Athenaeum, to Warren de la Rue26 February 1880
MM/12/99Letter from David Gill, Cape Observatory, to Warren de la Rue22 March 1880
IM/Maull/001118De la Rue, Warrennd
MM/11/27'Report of Warren De La Rue FRS on the proposal to remount the Object Glass of Huyghens'22 January 1855
MM/12/120Letter from Henry Bessemer, Denmark Hill, to Warren de la Rue26 June 1880
MM/12/130Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to Warren de la Rue15 September 1880
MM/12/122Copy of letter from Warren de la Rue, 73 Portland Place, to David Gill5 July 1880
MM/12/125Letter from G B Airy, Greenwich, to Warren de la Rue7 July 1880
MM/12/126Letter from Warren de la Rue to William White8 July 1880
MM/12/133Letter from William Huggins, Athenaeum, to Warren de la Ruec.1880
MM/12/134Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to Warren de la Ruec.1880
MM/14/112Comments on the Earth as a 'great electrifying machine', by 'Polaris' 7 January 1867
MM/12/102Letter from G B Airy, Greenwich, to Warren de la Rue15 April 1880
MM/12/101Letter from Warren de la Rue, 73 Portland Place, to G B Airy14 April 1880
MM/12/100Letter from G B Airy, Greenwich, to Warren de la Rue13 April 1880
MM/11/35Letter from the Treasury to the William Spottiswoode, President of the Royal Society31 December 1881
MM/12/110Letter from David Gill, Cape Observatory, to Warren de la Rue6 June 1880
MM/12/113Letter from Warren de la Rue, 75 Portland Place, to William Spottiswoode7 June 1880
MM/12/97Letter from David Gill, Cape Observatory, to Warren de la Rue10 February 1880
MM/12/124Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to Warren de la Rue7 July 1880
MM/12/105Letter from David Gill, Cape Observatory, to Warren de la Rue18 May 1880
MM/12/119Letter from Warren de la Rue, 73 Portland Place, William White20 June 1880
MM/12/121Letter from the Duke of Devonshire, Devonshire House, to Warren de la Rue28 June 1880
MM/12/127Letter from David Gill, Cape Observatory, to Warren de la Rue6 August 1880
MM/14/155Letter from Warren de la Rue, 110 Bunhill Row, to George Gabriel Stokes1 June 1868
MM/12/106Letter from David Gill, Cape Observatory, to Warren de la Rue24 May 1880
MM/19/114Letter from Warren de la Rue to George Gabriel Stokes, Secretary, Royal Society19 February 1855
AP/38/36Chemical Examination of Burmese Naphtha, or Rangoon Tar1856
AP/60/2On a Solar Photograph by M Janssen8 December 1877
AP/50/2Heliographical positions Tables I & II1868
AP/51/4Researches on Solar Physics No. II. Account of some recent observations on Sunspots made at the Kew Observatory1868
IM/Maull/001119De la Rue, Warrennd
EC/1850/10Rue, Warren de la: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001120De la Rue, Warren1858
NLB/1/478Copy letter from John Evans, to Warren de la Rue, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chariman of the Kew Committee25 June 1887
NLB/1/487Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Warren de la Rue, Fellow of the Royal Society28 June 1887
NLB/10/21Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs T De le Rue & Company28 August 1894
NLB/19/435Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Dulau & Company 2 October 1899
MS/427/178Copy letter from [William] Spottiswoode, President of the Royal Society; to [Robert Henry] Scott Esq., Meteorological Office 17 April 1882
MS/427/446Copy letter from Warren de la Rue, Chairman of the Kew Committee; to [Thomas Henry] Huxley, President of the Royal Society[July] 1885
RR/4/67Referee's report by James Challis, on a paper 'On the total solar eclipse of July 18th, 1860, observed at Rivabellosa, near Miranda de Ebro, in Spain' by Warren De La Rue[1862]
RR/4/65Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On the resin of ficus rubiginosa, and a new homologue of benzylic alcohol' by Warren De La Rue and Hugo Müller25 February 1860
RR/5/59Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on two papers 'Researches on solar physics. Heliographical positions and areas of sun-spots observed with the Kew photoheliograph during the years 1862 and 1863' and 'Researches on solar physics.-No. II. The positions and areas of the spots observed at Kew during the years 1864-66, also the spotted area of the sun's visible disk from the com­mencement of 1832 up to May 1868' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy1 June 1865
RR/7/169Letter from Warren De La Rue, on his paper 'Researches on solar physics - part III' by himself, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy to the Sceretary of the Royal Society23 November 1872
RR/7/165Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'Researches on solar physics - part III' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy23 May 1872
RR/6/75Referee's report by Warren De la Rue, on a paper 'Researches on turacin, an animal pigment containing copper' by Arthur Herbert Church13 September 1869
RR/6/146Second referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'Researches on solar physics. Heliographical positions and areas of sun-spots observed with the Kew photoheliograph during the years 1862 and 1863' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewynd [1868]
RR/7/44Referee's report by Warren De La Rue, on a paper 'On the chemical activity of nitrates' by Edmund James Mills21 October 1870
RR/6/102Referee's report by John Phillips, on a paper 'Researches on solar physics. Heliographical positions and areas of sun-spots observed with the Kew photoheliograph during the years 1862 and 1863' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy17 August 1868
RR/6/101Referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'Researches on solar physics. Heliographical positions and areas of sun-spots observed with the Kew photoheliograph during the years 1862 and 1863' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy14 July 1868
RR/7/167Letter from Warren De La Rue, on his paper 'Researches on solar physics - part III' by himself, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy to the Secretary of the Royal Society21 November 1872
RR/7/166Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'Researches on solar physics - part III' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy17 October 1872
RR/7/168Letter from Balfour Stewart, on his paper 'Researches on solar physics - part III' by himself, Warren De La Rue and Benjamin Loewy to the Secretary of the Royal Society22 November 1872
RR/8/15Referee's report by William Spottiswoode, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the electric discharge with the chloride of silver battery' by Warren de la Rue and Hugo Muller27 August 1877
RR/8/16Referee's report by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the electric discharge with the chloride of silver battery' by Warren de la Rue and Hugo Muller21 November 1877
RR/8/51Referee's report by Warren de la Rue, on a paper 'On a secular variation in the rainfall in connexion with the secular variation in amount of sun-spots' by Charles Meldrum2 July 1877
RR/8/94Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the electric discharge with the chloride of silver battery' by Warren de la Rue and Hugo Müller3 May 1878
RR/8/155Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the electric discharge with the chloride of silver battery' by Warren de la Rue and Hugo Müller29 November 1879
RR/7/382Referee's report by Warren De La Rue, on a paper 'On polishing the specula of reflecting telescopes' by William Lassell25 January 1875
RR/7/381Referee's report by Warren De La Rue, on a paper 'On the atmospheric lines of the solar spectrum, illustrated by a map drawn on the same scale as that adopted by Kirchhoff' by John Baboneau Nickterlien Hennessey15 February 1875
RR/8/206Referee's report by Warren de la Rue, on a paper 'On the sensitive state of electrical discharges through rarefied gases' by William Spottiswoode and John Fletcher Moulton, Baron Moulton12 June 1879
RR/9/136Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the electric discharge with the chloride of silver battery. Part IV' by Warren De La Rue and Hugo Müller5 July 1883
RR/8/260Referee's report by Warren de la Rue, on a paper 'On the sensitive state of vacuum discharges.—Part II' by William Spottiswoode and John Fletcher Moulton, Baron Moulton26 April 1880
RR/5/264Letter from Balfour Stewart, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding two papers 'Researches on solar physics. Heliographical positions and areas of sun-spots observed with the Kew photoheliograph during the years 1862 and 1863' and 'Researches on solar physics.—No. II. The positions and areas of the spots observed at Kew during the years 1864, 1865, 1866, also the spotted area the sun's visible disk from the commencement of 1832 up to May 1868' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy5 July 1865
RR/4/66Referee's report by Thomas Romney Robinson, on a paper 'On the total solar eclipse of July 18th, 1860, observed at Rivabellosa, near Miranda de Ebro, in Spain' by Warren De La Rue18 July 1860
RR/7/27Referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'Researches on solar physics - No. II. The positions and areas of the spots observed at Kew during the years 1864, 1865, 1866, also the spotted area the sun's visible disk from the commencement of 1832 up to May 1868' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy4 April 1870
MS/427/416Copy letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert Henry] Scott, Esq, FRS, Secretary of the Meteorological Council19 February 1885
MS/427/360Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Right Hon. Hugh L. Childers, Chancellor of the Exchequer[3] May 1884
MS/427/289Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Leonard Courtney Esq. [M.P, Treasury]12 July 1883
MS/427/433Cutting of Board of Visitors of the Royal Observatory meeting, Resolution 5 and 618 June 1885
MS/427/393Copy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to A. Marth Esq.21 November 1884
MS/427/413Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury19 February 1885
MS/427/445Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Principal Clerks H.M. Woods and Forests28 July 1885
MS/426/704Copy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to W DelaRue17 December 1860
MM/12/111Letter from David Gill, Cape Observatory, to Warren de la Rue6 June 1880
MM/12/132Rough draft of a letter from Warren de la Rue to David Gillc.1880
RR/6/164Letter from Charles Pritchard, to Warren De La Rue, regarding a paper 'Spectroscopic observations of the sun.—No. II' by Joseph Norman Lockyer16 December 1868
RR/6/166Referee's report by Warren De La Rue, on an addendum to the paper 'Spectroscopic observations of the sun.—No. II' by Joseph Norman Lockyer17 April 1869
RR/6/103Letter from Warren De La Rue, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'Researches on solar physics. Heliographical positions and areas of sun-spots observed with the Kew photoheliograph during the years 1862 and 1863' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy5 December 1868
RR/6/181Referee's report by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, on a paper 'On a method of making a direct comparison of electrostatic with electro­magnetic force; with a note on the electromagnetic theory of light' by James Clerk Maxwell, and 'Researches on solar physics. Heliographical positions and areas of sun-spots observed with the Kew photoheliograph during the years 1862 and 1863' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy19 October 1868
NLB/11/34Copy list of exhibits, photographic exhibition, Imperial [Institute][April 1895]
RR/7/28Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin on a paper 'Researches on solar physics - No. II. The positions and areas of the spots observed at Kew during the years 1864, 1865, 1866, also the spotted area the sun's visible disk from the commencement of 1832 up to May 1868' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy11 June 1870
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