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Authorised form of nameStrahan; Sir; Aubrey (1852 - 1928)
Dates1852 - 1928
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth20 April 1852
Place of deathFairfield, near Reading, Berkshire
Date of death04/03/1928
Dates and placesBurial:
Churchyard of Streatley, near Goring
OccupationGeologist
ActivityEducation:
BA (1875) MA (1878) St John's College, Cambridge
Career:
Joined the Geological Survey, doing extensive work in the Isle of Wight; Director of the Geological Survey (1914-1920); retired 1920
Honours:
KBE 1919
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election11/06/1903
RelationshipsSon of William Strahan of Blackmore Hall near Sidmouth
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (MP)
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1928 vol 103 pp xvi-xx, plate, by Sir John Smith Flett
Notes:
Was awarded the Wollaston Medal of the Geological Society (1919)
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/305858427
Royal Society codeNA6247
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1903/13Strahan, Sir Aubrey: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/004422Strahan, Sir Aubreynd
NLB/55/116Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Aubrey] Strahan, FRS07 December 1917
NLB/36/33Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Aubrey Strahan, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Geology Sectional Committee26 July 1907
NLB/39/486Copy letter from The Robert William Frederick Harrison to A [Aubrey] Stranhan, Fellow of the Royal Society26 January 1909
NLB/39/680Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to A [Aubrey] Strahan. Fellow of the Royal Society23 February 1909
NLB/39/683Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir John Murray, KCB, Fellow of the Royal Society24 February 1909
NLB/41/177Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Aubrey Strahan, Fellow of the Royal Society28 October 1909
NLB/42/217Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to A [Aubrey] Strahan, FRS 26 April 1910
NLB/44/326Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr A [Aubrey] Straham FRS19 June 1911
NLB/44/535Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr A [Aubrey] Strahan FRS 31 July 1911
NLB/44/662Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr A [Aubrey] Strahan FRS, Chairman of the Geology Sectional Committee11 October 1911
NLB/45/166Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr A [Aubrey] Strahan FRS, Late Chairman, Geology Sectional Committee10 January 1912
NLB/45/237Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr A [Aubrey] Strahan FRS23 January 1912
NLB/46/416Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Aubrey] Strahan, Fellow of the Royal Society, The Tyndall Mining Bequest Committee27 July 1912
NLB/51/219Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr Aubrey Strahan FRS13 January 1915
NLB/50/604Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr [Aubrey] Strahan, Fellow of the Royal Society23 September 1914
RR/17/225Referee's report by Aubrey Strahan, on a paper 'On the present distribution and origin of the calcareous concretions in coal seams, known as "coal balls"' by M C Stopes and David Meredith Seares Watson7 October 1907
NLB/54/376Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Dr. [Aubrey] Strahan, Chairman of the Geology Committee and FRS25 April 1917
RR/24/72Letter from Henry George Lyons, to Aubrey Strahan, regarding a paper 'The support and origin of the mountains of central Asia' by Richard Dixon Oldham2 June 1917
NLB/56/320Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Dr. [Aubrey] Strahan, Chairman of the Geology Committee and FRS14 January 1919
NLB/54/377Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Dr. [Aubrey] Strahan, Chairman of the Geology Committee and FRS25 April 1917
NLB/56/821Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sr Aubray Strahan, Chairman of the Geological Committee and FRS30 May 1919
RR/20/4Referee's report by Aubrey Strahan, on a paper 'On the fossil floras of the Wyre Forest, with special reference to the geology of the coalfield and its relationships to the neighbouring coal measure areas' by E A Newell Arber15 November 1913
NLB/54/558Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Aubrey] Strahan, Chairman of the Geology Committee and FRS18 June 1917
NLB/54/398Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Aubrey] Strahan, Chairman of the Geology Committee and FRS3 May 1917
NLB/54/868Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Aubrey] Strahan, Chairman of the Geology Committee and FRS24 October 1917
NLB/56/908Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, Chairman of the Geology Committee and FRS25 June 1919
NLB/55/250Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Aubrey] Strahan, Chairman of the Geology Committee and FRS04 February 1918
RR/35/58Referee's report by Aubrey Strahan, on a paper 'Correlation and palaeontology of the coal measures in East Glamorganshire' by David DaviesJune 1927
RR/33/5Referee's report by Aubrey Strahan on a paper 'The coraIlian rocks of Oxford, Berks and North Wilts' by William Joscelyn ArkellDecember 1926
RR/23/1Referee's report by Aubrey Strahan, on a paper 'Palaeobotanical relationships of the carboniferous rocks of the South Staffordshire coalfield' by A E Newell Arber2 March 1916
NLB/55/314Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Aubrey] Strahan, Chairman of the Geology Committee and FRS21 February 1918
NLB/64/248Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Empire War Memorial League; 25 Victoria Street, S.W.l.28 February 1923
NLB/58/665Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, FRS2 June 1920
NLB/56/577Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Aubrey] Strahan, Chairman of the Geological Committee and FRS17 March 1919
NLB/60/450Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, FRS9 February 1921
NLB/57/172Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, FRS, KBE, Director of the Geological Survey31 July 1919
NLB/57/620Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, FRS, KBE17 December 1919
NLB/62/159Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, FRS13 December 1921
NLB/71/81Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, K.B.E., FRS23 December 1927
NLB/65/345Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, FRS18 October 1923
NLB/67/626Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, KBE, FRS2 February 1925
NLB/67/613Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Thomas [Henry] Holland, KCSI, KCIE, FRS29 January 1925
NLB/65/534Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, FRS14 November 1923
NLB/65/341Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS16 October 1923
NLB/65/178Copy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS8 September 1923
NLB/67/250Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, KBE, FRS21 November 1924
NLB/65/883Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, KBE, FRS23 January 1924
NLB/67/660Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, KBE, FRS10 February 1925
NLB/69/836Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, K.B.E., FRS29 October 1926
NLB/69/917Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, K.B.E., FRS16 November 1926
NLB/70/892Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Aubrey Strahan, KBE, FRS31 October 1927
NLB/71/307Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John [Smith] Flett, FRS23 March 1928
NLB/39/744Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to A [Aubrey] Strahan, Fellow of the Royal Society, Geological Survey, Jermyn Street, SW5 March 1909
NLB/44/396Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr A [Aubrey] Strahan FRS, the Tyndall Committee3 July 1911
NLB/56New Letter Book volume 56, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration1 November 1918-27 June 1919
RR/24/58Referee's report by Aubrey Strahan, on a paper 'The pelmatoporinae, an essay on the evolution of a group of cretaceous polyzoa' by William Dickson Lang[December 1917]
NLB/54New Letter Book volume 54, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 January 1917-2 November 1917
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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