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Authorised form of nameElgar; Francis (1845 - 1909)
SurnameElgar
ForenamesFrancis
Dates1845 - 1909
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England (24 April 1845)
Death:
Monte Carlo, Monaco (16 or 17 January 1909)
Burial:
Highgate Cemetery, London
ActivityProfession:
Engineer
Naval architect
Education:
LLD
Career:
Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of Glasgow, and Director of Her Majesty's Dockyards
Memberships:
FRSE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1896
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1909-1910 vol 83 pp viii-xi signed by W H W
Notes:
DNB gives date of death as 17 January 1909.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/91119334
Royal Society codeNA5820
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1896/05Elgar, Francis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
EC/1896/06Elgar, Francis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/13/97Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons12 June 1896
NLB/13/99Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Francis Elgar, Fellow of the Royal Society11 June 1896
NLB/13/280Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Francis Elgar, Fellow of the Royal Society20 July 1896
NLB/13/291Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Francis Elgar, 18 York Terrace, Regent's Park, N.W. 21 July 1896
NLB/30/319Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Francis Elgar, Fellow of the Royal Society3 March 1905
NLB/34/263Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Francis Elgar, Fellow of the Royal Society13 December 1906
NLB/34/293Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Francis Elgar, Fellow of the Royal Society21 December 1906
NLB/39/459Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William [Henry] White, KCB, Fellow of the Royal Society23 January 1909
NLB/39/497Copy letter from The Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Editor, The Times, Printing House Square, EC25 January 1909
NLB/39/416Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons19 January 1909
NLB/39/454Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir W [William Henry] White, KCB, Fellow of the Royal Society25 January 1909
RR/9/205Letter from Francis Elgar, on his paper 'The variation of stability with draught of water in ships' to the Secretary of the Royal Society6 June 1884
RR/9/203Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'The variation of stability with draught of water in ships' by Francis Elgar31 March 1884
RR/9/348Referee's report by James Thomson, on a paper 'Notes upon the straining of ships caused by rolling' by Francis Elgar23 June 1886
RR/9/347Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'Notes upon the straining of ships caused by rolling' by Francis Elgar18 January 1886
NLB/13/197Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Francis Elgar, Fellow of the Royal Society, 18 York Terrace, Regent's Park, N.W.[30] June 1896
RR/9/204Referee's report by Edward James Reed, on a paper 'The variation of stability with draught of water in ships' by Francis Elgar21 April 1884
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