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Authorised form of nameHenderson; Thomas (1798 - 1844); astronomer
SurnameHenderson
ForenamesThomas
Dates1798 - 1844
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Dundee, Angus, Scotland (28 December 1798)
Death:
Edinburgh (23 November 1844)
ActivityResearch Field:
Astronomy
Career:
Professor of Astronomy, University of Edinburgh (by 1840); Astronomer Royal of Scotland (by 1840)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/04/1840
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/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
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
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/3/89Letter from [Thomas] Henderson, Edinburgh, to the Secretary of the Royal Society30 April 1840
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