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Authorised form of nameFallows; Fearon (1789 - 1831); astronomer
Dates1789 - 1831
NationalityBritish
Place of birthCockermouth, Cumberland, England
Date of birth04 July 1789
Place of deathSimon's Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Date of death25 July 1831
ActivityEducation:
MA
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election08/06/1820
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1830-1831 No 7 pp 82-83
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/197242413
Royal Society codeNA4556
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/15/3Letter from Fearon Fallows, Cape Town, to Sir John Barrow10 January 1824
EC/1820/06Fallows, Fearon: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/4/297Letter from [George Biddell] Airy, Royal Observatory Greenwich, to Thomas Bell, Secretary of the Royal Society14 November 1849
PT/17/15Paper, 'A catalogue of nearly all the principal fixed stars between the zenith of Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope and the South Pole reduced to the first of January 1824' by Fearon Fallows[1824]
PT/19/2Paper, 'Note by Captain Sabine' by Edward Sabine[1830]
MC/1/352Letter from Thomas Henderson, 1 Old Palace Yard, Westminster, [Dr. Peter Mark Roget and John George Children,] Secretaries of the Royal Society13 December 1831
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
PT/19/1Paper, 'Observations made with the invariable pendulum No 4 (Jones), at the Royal Observatory Cape of Good Hope for the purpose of determining the compression of the earth' by Fearon Fallows[1830]
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
AP/14/17/2Unpublished copy letter, regarding notice of a meteor from Fearon Fallows to the Secretary of the Admiralty [John Wilson Croker]9 November 1829
AP/14/17Unpublished copy letters, regarding notice of a meteor from W [William] Ronald and Fearon FallowsOctober-November 1829
AP/14/17/1Unpublished copy letter, regarding notice of a meteor from W [William] Ronald to Fearon Fallows20 October 1829
AP/11/8Unpublished paper, on differences of longitude by Fearon Fallows6 June 1824
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