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Authorised form of nameMeldrum; Charles (1821 - 1901)
SurnameMeldrum
ForenamesCharles
Dates1821 - 1901
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland (19 October 1821)
Death:
Edinburgh (28 August 1901)
ActivityResearch Field:
Meteorology
Education:
Marischal College, Aberdeen. MA (1844)
Career:
Education Department, Bombay Presidency (1846); Professor of Mathematics, Royal College of Mauritius (1848); founded the Mauritius Meteorological Society (1851); in charge of the Mauritius Government Observatory (1862-1896); returned to England (1896)
Honours:
CMG 1886
Memberships:
FRAS; FMS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
1/06/1876
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 151-152 signed by R H S
Royal Society codeNA6163
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/17/27Letter from Charles Meldrum to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society10 February 1871
AP/58/4Variation in Rainfall in connection with Variation in Sunspots 1876
NLB/15/756Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons2 December 1897
NLB/6/719Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Harrisons1 July 1892
NLB/14/226Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons25 January 1897
NLB/16/652Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons16 May 1898
NLB/14/552Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Charles Meldrum, Fellow of the Royal Society27 March 1897
NLB/20/301Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Mr W Parker, Parcels Department, Euston Station, N.W.15 March 1900
RR/8/51Referee's report by Warren de la Rue, on a paper 'On a secular variation in the rainfall in connexion with the secular variation in amount of sun-spots' by Charles Meldrum2 July 1877
EC/1876/15Meldrum, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/516/5/3Extract of a letter from [Charles] Meldrum to [Robert Henry] Scott26 January 1884
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