Record

Authorised form of nameThrelfall; Sir; Richard (1861 - 1932)
SurnameThrelfall
ForenamesRichard
Dates1861 - 1932
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Hollowforth, Woodplumpton, near Preston, Lancashire, England (14 August 1861)
Death:
Edgbaston, Birmingham (10 July 1932)
ActivityHonours:
KBE 1917; GBE 1927
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
1/06/1899
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1932-1935 vol l pp 45-53, plate, by Sir William Bate Hardy
References:
R E Threlfall, 'Sir Richard Threlfall GBE, FRS (1861-1932): Some Personal Memories' in NR 1961 vol 16 pp 234-242, plate
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/118100507
Royal Society codeNA6235
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
GLB/24/1Quotation from page 87 of 'The Periodical' sent by R E Threllfall to Brown1959
IM/004600Threlfall, Sir Richardnd
NLB/4/149Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Richard Threlfall25 February 1890
NLB/3/576Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to [John William Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, [Royal Society]17 July 1889
NLB/3/591Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to [John William Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, Secretary, Royal Society19 July 1889
NLB/3/1083Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs West Newman & Company7 January 1890
NLB/3/709Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society21 September 1889
NLB/3/717Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Trinity College, Cambridge25 September 1889
NLB/11/651Copy letter from A H White, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]26 August 1895
NLB/11/747Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs West, Newman & Company, 54 Hatton Garden, E.C.30 September 1895
NLB/10/835Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Napier Shaw, Emmanuel College, Cambridge15 February 1895
NLB/11/763Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 October 1895
NLB/11/885Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society28 October 1895
NLB/11/878Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]25 October 1895
NLB/15/596Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor RichardThrelfall, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 November 1897
NLB/22/258Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Sir Richard] Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society1 April 1901
NLB/19/113Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society23 June 1899
NLB/18/614Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor J J Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society11 April 1899
NLB/18/791Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R Threlfall, 259 Hagley Road, Birmingham13 May 1899
NLB/18/769Copy letter from Michael Foster, to [R] Threlfall[10 May 1899]
NLB/18/766Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor G Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society9 May 1899
NLB/19/800Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society22 December 1899
NLB/18/775Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R Threlfall, 259 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham10 May 1899
NLB/18/854Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor R Threlfall31 May 1899
NLB/20/500Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society7 May 1900
NLB/20/817Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]15 July 1900
NLB/21/701Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society11 January 1901
NLB/26/592Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society, 30 George Road, Birmingham27 April 1903
NLB/29/788Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society9 December 1904
NLB/34/34Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society, George Forbes, Fellow of the Royal Society, Sydney John Hickson, Fellow of the Royal Society20 November 1906
NLB/32/642Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society26 April 1906
NLB/34/607Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society13 February 1907
NLB/34/562Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society7 February 1907
NLB/36/734Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Thelfall, Fellow of the Royal Society9 December 1907
NLB/39/38Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor R [Richard] Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society17 November 1908
NLB/37/422Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor R [Richard] Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society17 March 1908
NLB/39/77Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons21 November 1908
NLB/37/758Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor [Richard]Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society8 May 1908
NLB/40/54Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to R [Richard] Threlfall FRS 31 March 1909
NLB/63/480Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS27 October 1922
NLB/43/432Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society12 January 1911
NLB/43/423Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society10 January 1911
NLB/43/456Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society20 January 1911
NLB/52/353Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mr. Richard Threlfall, FRS15 November 1915
NLB/50/777Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Richard] Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society4 November 1914
RR/17/103Referee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'On a static method of comparing the densities of gases' by Richard Threlfall[April 1906]
RR/17/183Referee's report by Richard Threlfall, on a paper 'Electric furnace reactions under high gaseous pressures' by R S Hutton and Joseph Ernest Petavel[February 1907]
NLB/54/408Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to [Richard] Threlfall Esquire, FRS4 May 1917
NLB/54/425Copy letter from Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Richard] Threlfall Esquire, FRS11 May 1917
NLB/54/649Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Arthur] Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society13 July 1917
NLB/57/210Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfell, FRS, KBE19 August 1919
NLB/57/205Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Hon. Secretary [RB Asquith Ellis Esq. Associate Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers], James Watt Centenary16 August 1919
RR/26/16Referee's report by Richard Threlfall, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal. Part II .— The resinic constituents and coking propensities of coals' by William Arthur Bone, A R Pearson, E Sinkinson and W E Stockings[November 1921]
NLB/56/780Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS23 May 1919
NLB/56/222Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS19 December 1918
NLB/58/792Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS18 June 1920
RR/29/73Referee's report by Richard Threlfall, on a paper 'Determination of velocity of explosion waves of small amplitude in sea water.?Variation of velocity with temperature' by A B Wood, H E Browne and C CochraneFebruary 1923
RR/10/310Referee's report by Andrew Noble, on a paper 'On the velocity of transmission through sea-water of disturbances of large amplitude caused by explosions' by Richard Threlfall and John Frederick Adair6 July 1889
RR/10/309Detailed referee's report by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'On the velocity of transmission through sea-water of disturbances of large amplitude caused by explosions' by Richard Threlfall and John Frederick Adairnd [1889]
NLB/55/130Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Secretary, Board of Scientific Societies12 December 1917
RR/38/7Referee's report by Richard Threlfall, on a paper 'The electrical condition of hot surfaces during the adsorption of gases. Part III.—A platinum surface at temperatures up to 850° C' by George Ingle Finch and J C StimsonApril 1929
RR/12/247Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'Researches on the electric properties of pure substances.—No. I. The electrical properties of pure sulphur' by Richard Threlfall, Joseph Henry Drapier Brearley and Mr Allen11 December 1894
RR/12/246Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'Researches on the electric properties of pure substances.—No. I. The electrical properties of pure sulphur' by Richard Threlfall, Joseph Henry Drapier Brearley and Mr Allen21 July 1894
RR/12/249Letter from William Napier Shaw, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'Researches on the electric properties of pure substances.—No. I. The electrical properties of pure sulphur' by Richard Threlfall, Joseph Henry Drapier Brearley and Mr Allen13 February 1895
RR/14/248Referee's report by Charles Vernon Boys, on a paper 'On a quartz thread gravity balance' by Richard Threlfall and James Arthur Pollocknd [April 1899]
RR/14/249Referee's report by John Henry Poynting, on a paper 'On a quartz thread gravity balance' by Richard Threlfall and James Arthur Pollock8 May 1899
NLB/57/156Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS, KBE31 July 1919
NLB/64/212Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS23 February 1923
NLB/57/198Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS, KBE12 August 1919
NLB/57/370Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS, KBE28 October 1919
NLB/57/184Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to RB Asquith Ellis Esq. AM I Mech. E [Associate Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers] Hon. Sec. [Honorary Secretary] of the James Watt Centenary8 August 1919
RR/47/130Referee's report by Gerald Ponsonby Lenox-Conyngham, on a paper 'Further history of a quartz thread gravity balance' by Richard Threlfall and Alfred John DawsonFebruary 1932
NLB/57/601Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS15 December 1919
NLB/57/593Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Director [Sir Joseph Ernest Petavel, FRS, KBE], the National Physical Laboratory12 December 1919
NLB/56/214Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Whitehead Watts, FRS] the Secretary of the Conjoint Board of Scientific Societies17 December 1918
NLB/62/95Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William Whitehead Watts] the Secretary of the Conjoint Board of Scientific Societies1 December 1921
NLB/64/123Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS5 February 1923
NLB/57/454Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Miss Annie Foster; Pell View Wodplumpton, nr [near] Preston, Lancs [Lancashire]11 November 1919
RR/10/308Referee's report by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'On the velocity of transmission through sea-water of disturbances of large amplitude caused by explosions' by Richard Threlfall and John Frederick Adair23 April 1889
NLB/64/855Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS2 July 1923
NLB/65/737Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, KBE, FRS13 December 1923
NLB/67/138Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, FRS1 November 1924
NLB/72/917Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir William [Bate] Hardy, FRS26 June 1930
NLB/72/913Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Threlfall, GBE, FRS25 June 1930
CD/5/17Copy letter from the Royal Society; to Professor [John] Graham Kerr; Professor [John Stanley] Gardiner; Professor [James Thomas] Wilson; Sir [David] Prain; Dr [Arthur William] Hill; Sir Arthur Keith; Sir [Alfred Daniel] Hall; Professor [Robert] Newstead; Colonel [Henry George] Lyons; Dr [John William] Evans; Sir [Richard] Threlfall; Sir [John] Cadman18 January 1923
CD/68/3Copy letter from [Richard] Threlfall; to the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society7 May 1917
EC/1899/14Threlfall, Sir Richard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WRS/1718Threlfall, Sir Richardnd
NLB/3/730Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow of the Royal Society26 September 1889
NLB/3/675Copy letter from Alfred H White, to Messrs West, Newman & Company29 August 1889
NLB/35/280Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Arthur Schuster, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee10 May 1907
NLB/37/446Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to R [Richard] Threlfall, Fellow of the Royal Society20 March 1908
NLB/51/142Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Richard Threlfall, FRS16 December 1914
NLB/52/93Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Vice President of the Royal Society to Richard Threlfall FRS10 August 1915
RR/12/245Letter from William Napier Shaw, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'Researches on the electric properties of pure substances.—No. I. The electrical properties of pure sulphur' by Richard Threlfall, Joseph Henry Drapier Brearley and Mr Allen21 July 1894
NLB/10/625Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to Professor Richard Threlfall, Sydney, Australia3 January 1895
NLB/57/197Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Hon. Secretary [RB Asquith Ellis Esq. Associate Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers] , James Watt Centenary; Chamber of Commerce Building, New Street, Birmingham12 August 1919
NLB/53/370Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Secretary, Reconstruction Committee, 6a Dean's Yard, S.W. 24 July 1916
NLB/52New Letter Book volume 52, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration9 July 1915-8 March 1916
RR/12/248Letter from John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, to Richard Threlfall, regarding a paper 'Researches on the electric properties of pure substances.—No. I. The electrical properties of pure sulphur' by Richard Threlfall, Joseph Henry Drapier Brearley and Mr Allen3 January 1895
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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