Record

Authorised form of nameBlanford; Henry Francis (1834 - 1893)
SurnameBlanford
ForenamesHenry Francis
Dates1834 - 1893
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Bouverie Street, Whitefriars, England (03 June 1834)
Death:
Folkestone, Kent (23 January 1893)
ActivityResearch Field:
Meteorology, geology
Education:
Royal School of Mines, Kensington; Freiburg, Saxony
Career:
Worked for the Geological Survey of India (1855); retired due to ill health (1862); Professor, Presidency College, Calcutta (to 1872); Meteorological Reporter to the Government of India; retired and returned to England (1888)
Memberships:
FGS; Assoc Roy School of Mines.
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1880
RelationshipsBrother of William Thomas Blanford (FRS 1874)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1893 vol 54 pp xii-xix signed by W T B
References:
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/757715
Royal Society codeNA6497
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/3/926Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Francis Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society13 November 1889
NLB/7/342Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Harrison & Sons25 January 1893
NLB/7/379Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 February 1893
RR/7/286Referee's report by Robert Henry Scott, on a paper 'The winds of Northern India, in relation to the temperature and vapour-constituent of the atmosphere' by Henry Francis Blanford10 April 1874
RR/11/39Referee's report by Henry Francis Blanford, on a paper 'The origins and motive of cyclones in Western India' by Dallas8 June 1891
RR/10/376Referee's report by Henry Francis Blanford, on a paper 'The variability of the temperature of the British Isles, 1869—1883, inclusive' by Robert Henry Scottnd [1890]
RR/7/287Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'The winds of Northern India, in relation to the temperature and vapour-constituent of the atmosphere' by Henry Francis Blanford23 April 1874
EC/1880/05Blanford, Henry Francis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/1/528Copy letter from John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, to Henry Francis Blanford, Fellow of the Royal Society19 July 1887
RR/10/121Referee's report by Richard Strachey, on a paper 'On the relations of the diurnal barometric maxima to certain critical conditions of temperature, cloud, and rainfall' by Henry Francis Blanford22 April 1888
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
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView