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Authorised form of nameWolfe-Barry; Sir; John Wolfe (1836 - 1918)
Other forms of nameBarry, Sir John Wolfe Wolfe-
SurnameWolfe-Barry
ForenamesJohn Wolfe
Dates1836 - 1918
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (07 December 1836)
Death:
Delahay House, 15 Chelsea Embankment, London (22 January 1918)
ActivityProfession:
Civil engineer
Education:
Kings College, London; pupil of Sir John Hawkshaw (FRS 1855)
Career:
Undertook railway engineering work, London; engineer for Blackfriar's Bridge, London; built Tower Bridge, London (completed 1894);
Honours:
KCB 1897; CB
Memberships:
British Engineering Standards Association (a founder member, 1901-2)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
13/06/1895
RelationshipsYoungest son of Sir Charles Barry (FRS 1849); married (1874) Rosalind Grace, daughter of Rev Evan Edward Rowsell of Hambledon, Surrey, and his wife Anna Maria; assumed addition surname of Wolfe (1898)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1917-1918 vol 94 pp xxxv-xxxviii, plate, signed by W C U
References:
Vanity Fair 26 January 1905
Royal Society codeNA6258
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1895/03Wolfe-Barry, Sir John Wolfe: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/000277Wolfe Barry, Sir Johnnd
NLB/55/595Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to F.A. Wolfe-Barry, Esq., 2 Queen Anne's Gate20 June 1918
NLB/40/720Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Francis Fox23 July 1909
NLB/28/83Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison] to Sir John Wolfe Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society6 January 1904
NLB/13/169Copy letter from Michael Foster, to John Wolfe Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society24 June 1896
NLB/14/181Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Wolfe Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society, 23 Delahay Street, Westminster, S.W.18 January 1897
NLB/17/345Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Sir Andrew Noble, Sir John Wolfe Wolfe-Barrey, Professor William Chandler Roberts-Austen, Dr Thomas Edward Thorpe, [Fellows of the Royal Society]15 October 1898
NLB/21/577Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Wolfe Wolfe-Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society12 December 1900
NLB/20/762Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society][3 July 1900]
NLB/21/403Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Wolfe Wolfe-Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society13 November 1900
NLB/21/534Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Wolfe Wolfe-Barry, [Fellow of the Royal Society]5 December 1900
NLB/28/51Copy letter from Robert Harrison, to Sir John Wolfe Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society23 December 1903
NLB/28/345Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Wolfe Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society20 February 1904
NLB/28/422Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to the Vice Chancellor, University, Oxford3 March 1904
NLB/31/628Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Wolfe Wolfe-Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society20 October 1905
NLB/34/320Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Wolfe Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society3 January 1907
NLB/34/181Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Wolfe Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society10 December 1906
NLB/39/724Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir J [John] Wolfe Barry, KCB, Fellow of the Royal Society27 February 1909
NLB/40/704Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir J [John] Wolfe Barry KCB, FRS21 July 1909
NLB/44/754Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir J [John] Wolfe Barry, KCB, FRS3 November 1911
NLB/50/298Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Wolfe Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society12 June 1914
NLB/51/42Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir John Wolfe Barry KCB, FRS24 November 1914
NLB/53/543Draft letter from unknown correspondent; to Lady Wolfe Barry5 February 1918
MOB/018Dividers attributed to Christopher Wren1697
IM/Maull/005056Wolfe Barry, Sir Johnnd
NLB/17/485Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to the members of the National Physical Laboratory Committee as nominated4 November 1898
NLB/28/63Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Wolfe Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society4 January 1904
NLB/33/842Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir John Wolfe Wolfe-Barry, Fellow of the Royal Society12 November 1906
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