Record

Authorised form of namePritchard; Charles (1808 - 1893)
Dates1808 - 1893
NationalityBritish
Place of birthAlberbury, Shropshire, England
Date of birth29 February 1808
Place of deathOxford, Oxfordshire
Date of death28 May 1893
Dates and placesBurial:
Holywell cemetery, Oxford
OccupationClergyman
Research fieldAstronomy
Astrophysics
ActivityEducation:
MA
Career:
Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge (before 1839)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/02/1840
Royal Society activityMedals and 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
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/40162683
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]
MS/427/433Cutting of Board of Visitors of the Royal Observatory meeting, Resolution 5 and 618 June 1885
HSF/1/3/18Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]12 May [1849]
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
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/3/138Letter from Rev. [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to the Council of the Royal Society6 February 1841
MC/7/3Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Hurst Hill, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, to the Royal Society14 January 1864
MC/7/10Letter from Edward Sabine, [President of the Royal Society], Woolwich, to W [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]2 February 1864
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
MC/10/295Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, The University Observatory, Oxford, to W [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]20 October 1875
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
MC/12/343Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Oxford, to [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]1 July 1883
MC/12Volume 12 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1880-1883
PP/9/3Paper, 'Researches in stelllar photography. 1. In its relation to the photometry of the stars. 2. Its applicability to astronomical measurements of great precision' by Charles Pritchard1886
PP/9/3/1Manuscript, 'Researches in stelllar photography. 1. In its relation to the photometry of the stars. 2. Its applicability to astronomical measurements of great precision' by Charles Pritchard1886
PP/9/3/2Unpublished photographs, 'Part of the Pleiades' by Charles Pritchard1886
PP/9/3/3Diagram, 'Diagram of stars in the Pleiades, as seen in an inverting telescope' by Charles Pritchard1886
PP/12/9/1Manuscript, 'Report on the capacities, in respect of light and photographic action, of two silver on glass mirrors of different focal lengths' by C [Charles] Pritchard1888
PP/12/9Paper, 'Report on the capacities, in respect of light and photographic action, of two silver on glass mirrors of different focal lengths' by C [Charles] Pritchard1888
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
MC/15/315Letter from [Charles] Pritchard, University Observatory, Oxford, to Professor [Michael] Foster13 November 1892
PP/12/9/2Figures, photographic plates by C [Charles] Pritchard1888
MC/14Volume 14 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1885-1888
MC/14/330Letter from [Charles] Pritchard, Oxford University Observatory, to the Secrearies of the Royal Society6 June 1888
MC/15Volume 15 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1889-1892
HSF/1/2/61Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]6 January 1866
HSF/1/3Letters of Charles Pritchard to Sir John Frederick William Herschel1844-1880
HSF/1/3/1Circular letter from Charles Pritchard, St. John's College, Cambridge to 'Dear Sir' [Sir John Frederick William Herschel]19 January 1844
HSF/1/3/5Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]29 November [1844]
HSF/1/3/4Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]28 November 1844
HSF/1/3/6Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, [Clapham], to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]no date [30 November 1844]
HSF/1/3/7Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]no date [early 1845, or early 1846]
HSF/1/3/8Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Bowness, Westmoreland, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]12 July 1845
HSF/1/3/9Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]24 November 1845
HSF/1/3/11Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]14 April 1846
HSF/1/3/12Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Euston Square Hotel, to Sir John [Frederick William] Herschel, Collingwood, Hawkshurst, Kentno date 'Saturday' [3 October 1846. Postmark 5 October]
HSF/1/3/13Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William] Herschel, Collingwood, Hawkshurst, Kent16 December 1846
HSF/1/3/2Letter from Charles Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]28 March 1844
HSF/1/3/14Circular letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Bowness, Windermere, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]12 January 1848
HSF/1/3/17Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]2 October 1848
HSF/1/3/15Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]3 May [1848]
HSF/1/3/16Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]19 June 1848
HSF/1/3/19Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William] Herschel18 June [no year, 1849?]
HSF/1/3/3Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William] Herschel19 June 1844 [possibly 1849?]
HSF/1/3/24Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]13 July 1850
HSF/1/3/23Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]18 June [1850?]
HSF/1/3/25Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]28 July [1850]
HSF/1/3/10Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]21 January 1846
HSF/1/3/22Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]18 [13?] December [1849?]
HSF/1/3/20Incomplete letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Shanklin, I W [Isle of Wight], to Sir John [Frederick William] Herschel18 July [no year, 1849?]
HSF/1/3/21Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Shanklin, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]2 August [no year, 1849?]
HSF/1/3/26Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Lady [Margaret Brodie] Herschel31 July 1855
HSF/1/3/29Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]9 September [no year]
HSF/1/3/28Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]23 June [no year]
HSF/1/3/30Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]16 May 1857
HSF/1/3/27Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]17 August [no year, w.m. 1855]
HSF/1/3/34Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to [Alexander Stewart] Herschel2 July 1860
HSF/1/3/31Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]5 July 1859[?]
HSF/1/3/33Incomplete letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]23 June 1860
HSF/1/3/32Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Pawley's Hotel, Sevenoaks, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]11 July [no year, 1859? wm 1855]
HSF/1/3/35Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]5 July 1860
HSF/1/3/50Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]18 March 1866
HSF/1/3/38Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Hurst Hill, Freshwater, I W [Isle of Wight] to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]27 October 1863
HSF/1/3/39Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William] Herschel1 March 1864
HSF/1/3/40Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Honorary Secretary, Royal Astronomical Society, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]9 May 1864
HSF/1/3/41Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Honorary Secretary, Royal Astronomical Society, London, to Sir John [Frederick William] Herschel20 December 1864
HSF/1/3/36Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Clapham, to Sir John [Frederick William] Herschel26 December [no year - 1859-1860?]
HSF/1/3/43Account of a dialogue between Julia Margaret Cameron and Adam Sedgwick, by [Charles Pritchard]2 February 1865
HSF/1/3/45Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]27 December 1865
HSF/1/3/44Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, [The Grosvenor Hotel, Victoria Station, Pimlico - scored through], to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]9 December 1865
HSF/1/3/42Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Honorary Secretary, Royal Astronomical Society, London, to Sir John [Frederick William] Herschel2 February 1865
HSF/1/3/37Incomplete letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Hurst Hill, Freshwater, I W [Isle of Wight] to [Sir John Frederick William Herschel]19 October 1863
HSF/1/3/53Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to 'Dear Aleck' [Alexander Stewart Herschel]20 March 1866
HSF/1/3/51Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]20 March 1866
HSF/1/3/47Note on 'ethos', by [William James Herschel?]15 February 1894
HSF/1/3/48Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]27 February 1866
HSF/1/3/49Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William] Herschel13 March 1866
HSF/1/3/52Note in response to John Tyndall, by Charles Pritchard[20 March 1866]
HSF/1/3/46Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]31 January 1866
HSF/1/3/58Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]19 October 1868
HSF/1/3/54Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]27 March 1866
HSF/1/3/55Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]4 October 1866
HSF/1/3/59Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Royal Astronomical Society, Somerset House, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]13 March 1869
HSF/1/3/57Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]22 June 1867
HSF/1/3/60Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]26 March 1869
HSF/1/3/56Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]24 December 1866
HSF/1/3/62Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]14 May 1869
HSF/1/3/63Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, 6 Keble Terrace, Oxford, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]24 April 1871
HSF/1/3/64Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Observatory, Oxford University, to 'Miss Herschel'16 January 1880
HSF/1/3/61Letter from C [Charles] Pritchard, Freshwater, to Sir John [Frederick William Herschel]10 May 1869
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