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Authorised form of nameElliot; Sir; Walter (1803 - 1887)
SurnameElliot
ForenamesWalter
Dates1803 - 1887
Dates and placesBirth:
16 January 1803
Death:
Wolflee, Roxburghshire (01 March 1887)
ActivityResearch Field:
Archaeology, zoology, botany
Education:
Hailebury College
Career:
Went to India (1821); Private Secretary to Lord Elphinstone (1836); Commissioner for the administration of the Northern Sirkars (to 1854); retired from the Civil Service (1860); wrote on the coins of Southern India (1885); had poor eyesight and eventually went blind
Honours:
KCSI 1866
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1878
RelationshipsSon of James Elliot of Wolflee, Roxburghshire; married Maria Dorothea, daughter of Sir David Blair of Blairquahan, Ayrshire
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1887 vol 42 pp viii-ix signed by P L S
Notes:
Cert X, 323i is a list of papers attached to the certificate
Royal Society codeNA6475
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1878/08Elliot, Sir Walter: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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