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Authorised form of nameHenderson; Thomas (1798 - 1844); astronomer
Dates1798 - 1844
NationalityBritish
Place of birthDundee, Angus, Scotland
Date of birth28 December 1798
Place of deathEdinburgh
Date of death23 November 1844
Research fieldAstronomy
ActivityCareer:
Professor of Astronomy, University of Edinburgh (by 1840); Astronomer Royal of Scotland (by 1840)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/04/1840
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1844 No 60 pp 530-532
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/26626700
Royal Society codeNA5760
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1840/13Henderson, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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/2/286Letter from [Thomas] Henderson, London, to the Secretary of the Royal Society18 June 1838
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/3/89Letter from [Thomas] Henderson, Edinburgh, to the Secretary of the Royal Society30 April 1840
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
MS/426/315Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to C P [Charles Piazzi] Smyth Esq3 March 1848
HS/9/303Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh5 April 1843
HS/9/291Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at London16 June 1834
HS/9/290Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh3 October 1833
HS/9/289Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at London6 September 1833
HS/9/284Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Old Palace Yard, Westminster13 January 1832
HS/9/295Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh7 April 1837
HS/9/285Draft letter, from Sir John Herschel to Thomas Henderson, dated at Slough11 December 1832
HS/9/287Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Cape of Good Hope27 April 1833
HS/9/299Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh11 February 1842
HS/9/300Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh4 April 1842
HS/9/294Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh29 November 1836
HS/9/304Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh21 April 1843
HS/9/297Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh31 January 1842
HS/9/296Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh21 July 1841
HS/9/286Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Cape of Good Hope5 April 1833
HS/9/282Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Basil Hall, dated at Edinburgh17 March 1827
HS/9/301Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh2 May 1842
HS/9/298Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Thomas Henderson, dated at Collingwood4 February 1842
HS/9/288Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at London12 August 1833
HS/9/292Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh1 August 1835
HS/9/283Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Thomas Henderson, dated at London17 January 1829
HS/9/302Letter, from Thomas Henderson to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh4 October 1842
HS/9/293Letter, from [Thomas] Henderson to Captain Beaufort, dated at Observatory, Edinburgh20 May 1836
HS/25/13/2Copy of draft letter, from Sir John Herschel to Thomas Henderson, dated at Slough11 December 1832
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