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Authorised form of namePritchard; Charles (1808 - 1893)
SurnamePritchard
ForenamesCharles
Dates1808 - 1893
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Alberbury, Shropshire, England (29 February 1808)
Death:
Oxford, Oxfordshire (28 May 1893)
Burial:
Holywell cemetery, Oxford
ActivityProfession:
Clergyman
Research Field:
Astronomy, astrophysics
Education:
MA
Career:
Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge (before 1839)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/02/1840
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1892
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1893 vol 54 pp iii-xii signed by E D
References:
Sir Brian Pippard, FRS, 'Schoolmaster-Fellows and the campaign for science education' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 63-81, plate
James R Moore, 'On the Education of Darwin's Sons: The Correspondence Between Charles Darwin and the Reverend G V Reed, 1857-1864' in NR 1977-8 vol 32 pp 51-70
Royal Society codeNA5459
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1840/06Pritchard, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/12/116Letter from Charles Pritchard to William White12 June 1880
NLB/2/846Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Rev Professor Charles Pritchard, Fellow of the Royal Society21 November 1888
NLB/2/862Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Rev Professor Charles Pritchard, Fellow of the Royal Society27 November 1888
NLB/1/581Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Charles Pritchard, Fellow of the Royal Society27 September 1887
NLB/1/192Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Reverend Professor Charles Pritchard, DD, Fellow of the Royal Society2 October 1886
NLB/1/573Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Charles Pritchard, Fellow of the Royal Society22 September 1887
NLB/1/571Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Charles Pritchard, Fellow of the Royal Society21 September 1887
NLB/7/938Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons31 May 1893
NLB/3/210Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Rev Professor Charles Pritchard, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1889
NLB/7/95Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Charles Pritchard28 November 1892
NLB/4/758Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Reverend Dr Charles Pritchard, Fellow of the Royal Society17 October 1890
NLB/7/45Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Reverend Dr Charles Pritchard, Fellow of the Royal Society17 November 1892
NLB/6/1158Copy letter from Michael Foster, to General Sir Henry Frederick Ponsonby November 1892
NLB/7/8Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Reverend Professor Charles Pritchard, Fellow of the Royal Society[10 November 1892]
RR/10/4Referee's report by Charles Pritchard, on a paper 'Total eclipse of the sun observed at Caroline Island, on 6th May, 1883' by William de Wiveleslie Abney28 June 1887
MS/427/433Cutting of Board of Visitors of the Royal Observatory meeting, Resolution 5 and 618 June 1885
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
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