Authorised form of nameHennessey; John Baboneau Nickterlien (1829 - 1910)
Other forms of nameJohn Babanau Nickerlieu
Dates1829 - 1910
Place of birthFatehpur, Northern India
Date of birth01 August 1829
Place of deathAlleyn park, West Dulwich, London
Date of death23 March or 23 May 1910
Dates and placesBurial:
Elmer's End cemetery, near Beckenham, Kent
Jesus College, Cambridge (1863-1865)
Worked in Bengal for the junnior branch of the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India; promoted to snior branch (1854); visited England (1863); introduced to India the reproduction of survey sheets using the photo-zincographic process (1865); Deputy Superintendent Great Trigonometrical Survey of India; Fellow Commoner, Jesus College, Cambridge; retired (1884); settled in England
CIE 1885
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election03/06/1875
RelationshipsSon of Michael Henry Hennessey and his Indian wife; married (1868) Elizabeth Golden, daughter of R Malcolm Ashman
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
DNB gives death date as 23 May 1910
Royal Society codeNA6447
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1875/24Hennessey, John Baboneau Nickterlien: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/52/5Record of observations made with Actionometer at Dehra and Mussoorie in India1870
MM/17/118Letter from JBN Hennessey, Survey of India, to the Secretary of the Royal Society27 January 1882
IM/Maull/002037Hennessey, John Bobaneau Nickterliennd
NLB/6/1100Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor John Baboneau Nickterlien Hennessy, Fellow of the Royal Society25 October 1892
NLB/7/897Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons23 May 1893
NLB/8/964Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons29 January 1894
NLB/7/147Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons10 December 1892
NLB/16/547Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to J B N Hennessey, Fellow of the Royal Society, West Dulwich27 April 1898
NLB/42/387Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, Secretary RS to Colonel S [Sidney] G [Gerald] Burrard FRS, Dehra Dun, India2 June 1910
RR/7/381Referee's report by Warren De La Rue, on a paper 'On the atmospheric lines of the solar spectrum, illustrated by a map drawn on the same scale as that adopted by Kirchhoff' by John Baboneau Nickterlien Hennessey15 February 1875
RR/8/226Referee's report by Henry Enfield Roscoe and Balfour Stewart, on a paper 'On actinometrical observations, made in India at Mussooree and Dehra in October and November, 1879' by John Baboneau Nickterlien Hennessey8 June 1880
RR/8/227Letter from Balfour Stewart, to George Gabriel Stoke, regarding a paper 'On actinometrical observations, made in India at Mussooree and Dehra in October and November, 1879' by John Baboneau Nickterlien Hennessey26 October 1880
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