Authorised form of nameElliot; Sir; Walter (1803 - 1887)
Dates1803 - 1887
Date of birth16 January 1803
Place of deathWolflee, Roxburghshire
Date of death01 March 1887
Research fieldArchaeology
Hailebury College
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
KCSI 1866
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/06/1878
RelationshipsSon of James Elliot of Wolflee, Roxburghshire; married Maria Dorothea, daughter of Sir David Blair of Blairquahan, Ayrshire
Bulloch's Roll
Proc Roy Soc 1887 vol 42 pp viii-ix signed by P L S
Cert X, 323i is a list of papers attached to the certificate
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6475
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1878/08Elliot, Sir Walter: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/11/2Letter from C [Charles] Spence Bate, 8 Mulgrave Place, Plymouth, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society6 January 1877
MC/11/223Letter from Walter Elliot, Wolfelee, Hawick, North Britain, to the Royal Society11 June 1878
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
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