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Authorised form of nameSanders; William (1799 - 1875)
Dates1799 - 1875
NationalityBritish
Place of birthBristol, Gloucestershire, England
Date of birth12 January 1799
Date of death12 November 1875
Research fieldGeology
ActivityCareer:
In Partnership with his brother as corn merchants; retired from business to concentrate on science; constructed a geological map of the Bristol coal field (1832-1862)
Memberships:
FGS (1839); Bristol Naturalists' Society (President ); British Philosophical and Literary Society.
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/06/1864
RelationshipsUnmarried
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA5806
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
EC/1864/12Sanders, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/7/38Letter from Wm [William] Sanders, 21 Richmond Terrace, Clifton, to Walter White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]24 March 1864
MC/7/39Letter from Wm [William] Sanders, 21 Richmond Terrace, Clifton, to [Sir Edward Sabine], President of the Royal Society24 March 1864
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