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Authorised form of nameSymons; George James (1838 - 1900)
SurnameSymons
ForenamesGeorge James
Dates1838 - 1900
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Queen's Row, Pimlico, London, England (06 August 1838)
Death:
10 March 1900
Burial:
Kensal Green cemetery, London
ActivityProfession:
Meteorologist
Career:
Meteorological reporter to the Registrar General (1857-1900); established meteorological stations throughout the British Isles; Secretary, Rainfall Committee of the British Association; began a monthly rain circular (1863); it developed into the Meteorological Magazine (1866), of which he was the Editor; died of paralysis
Memberships:
FRMS (1856, President (1880-1881, 1900); Scottish Meteorological Society
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1878
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 104-105 signed by A B
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/27854790
Royal Society codeNA6485
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1878/18Symons, George James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/15/240Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society22 July 1897
NLB/2/757Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George James Symons29 October 1888
NLB/1/480Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society28 June 1887
NLB/4/212Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society13 March 1890
NLB/4/605Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society21 July 1890
NLB/4/672Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George James Symons18 September 1890
NLB/4/503Copy letter from Michael Foster, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1890
NLB/3/857Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society28 October 1889
NLB/3/829Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society18 October 1889
NLB/5/1157Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society16 January 1892
NLB/5/1071Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George James Symons, [Fellow of the Royal Society]31 December 1891
NLB/10/817Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Thomas Matheson, Oldgate Street, Morpeth11 February 1895
NLB/12/210Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society6 January 1896
NLB/2/546Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society10 August 1888
NLB/14/857Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society28 May 1897
NLB/15/773Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society6 December 1897
NLB/16/47Copy letter from Michael Foster, to G J Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society21 January [1898]
NLB/19/264Copy letter from Robert William Harrison, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society21 July 1899
NLB/20/284Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons13 March 1900
NLB/20/698Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Washington Moon, 131 Bedford Court Mansions, Bedford Square, W.C.19 June 1900
RR/14/233Referee's report by George James Symons, on a paper 'The diurnal range of rain at the seven observatories in connection with the Meteorological Office, 1871-1890' by Robert Henry Scott11 May 1899
MS/427/419Copy letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury16 April 1885
MS/427/431Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Assistant Financial Secretary, Treasury26 May 1885
NLB/2/489Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr George James Symons18 July 1888
NLB/8/667Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society5 December 1893
NLB/12/877Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society22 May 1896
NLB/15/218Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George James Symons, Fellow of the Royal Society17 July 1887
NLB/20/162Copy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Meterological Council19 February 1900
RR/10/122Referee's report by George James Symons, on a paper 'On the relations of the diurnal barometric maxima to certain critical conditions of temperature, cloud, and rainfall' by Henry Francis Blanford5 May 1888
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