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Authorised form of nameCreak; Ettrick William (1835 - 1920)
SurnameCreak
ForenamesEttrick William
Dates1835 - 1920
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
28 May 1835
Death:
03 April 1920
ActivityCareer:
Joined the Royal Navy; undertook surveying work; Commander (by 1885); Superintendent of Compasses, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty (1887-1901); died in his sleep
Honours:
CB 1901
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1885
RelationshipsSon of Commander William Creake RN of Norfolk; married (31October 1867) Grace Mary, daughter of W B Brodie
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1920 vol 97 pp xi-xvi signed by A M F
Royal Society codeNA6572
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1885/07Creak, Ettrick William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/40/548Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Captain E [Ettrick] W [William] Creak FRS25 June 1909
NLB/4/109Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Commander Ettrick William Creak, Fellow of the Royal Society12 February 1890
NLB/6/395Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain Ettrick William Creak, R.N., Fellow of the Royal Society29 April 1892
NLB/9/354Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain Ettrick William Creak, Fellow of the Royal Society4 May 1894
NLB/12/232Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Collings9 January 1896
NLB/9/362Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain Ettrick William Creak, Fellow of the Royal Society, The Admiralty, S.W.7 May 1894
NLB/12/175Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain Ettrick William Creak, Fellow of the Royal Society23 December 1895
NLB/12/126Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain Ettrick William Creak, Fellow of the Royal Society12 December 1895
NLB/12/147Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Arthur Rucker, Fellow of the Royal Society18 December 1895
RR/15/215Referee's report by Ettrick William Creak, on a paper 'Magnetic observations in Egypt, 1893-1901' by Henry George Lyons29 June 1901
NLB/10/252Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 November 1894
NLB/15/210Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons16 July 1897
NLB/17/699Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons9 December 1898
NLB/19/15Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to to Admiral Sir William James Lloyd Wharton, Fellow of the Royal Society2 June 1899
NLB/19/494Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Rear-Admiral, Sir William James Lloyd Wharton, Fellow of the Royal Society, The Admiralty, Whitehall, S.W. 16 October 1899
NLB/27/40Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Captain Ettrick William Creak, [Fellow of the Royal Society]23 June 1903
NLB/26/256Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Captain Ettrick William Creak, Fellow of the Royal Society, 9 Hervey Road, Blackheath, S.E.18 February 1903
NLB/26/334Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Captain Ettrick William Creak, Fellow of the Royal Society, 9 Hervey Road, Blackheath, S.E.3 March 1903
NLB/27/684Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Captain Ettrick William Creak, Fellow of the Royal Society13 November 1903
NLB/28/138Copy note by Robert William Frederick Harrison on the Coral Report15 January 1904
NLB/30/237Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Captain Ettrick William Creak, [Fellow of the Royal Society]16 February 1905
NLB/39/748Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Captain E [Ettrick] W [William] Creak, Fellow of the Royal Society5 March 1909
NLB/40/564Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Captain E [Ettrick] W [William] Creak CB, FRS28 June 1909
NLB/43/373Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Captain Ettrick William Creak, Fellow of the Royal Society19 December 1910
NLB/43/363Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Captain Ettrick William Creak, Fellow of the Royal Society 15 December 1910
NLB/45/346Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Captain E [Ettirck] W [William] Creak CB, FRS17 February 1912
NLB/58/426Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Admiral Sir [Arthur] Mostyn Field, FRS4 May 1920
RR/9/127Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On the changes which take place in the deviations the standard compass in the iron armour-plated, iron, and composite-built ships of the Royal Navy, on a considerable change of magnetic latitude' by Ettrick William Creak11 April 1883
RR/9/128Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'On the changes which take place in the deviations the standard compass in the iron armour-plated, iron, and composite-built ships of the Royal Navy, on a considerable change of magnetic latitude' by Ettrick William Creak13 April 1883
RR/12/213Referee's report by Ettrick William Creak, on a paper 'A magnetic survey of the British Isles for the epoch January 1, 1891' by Arthur William Rucker and Thomas Edward Thorpe22 December 1894
RR/12/214Detailed referee's report by Ettrick William Creak, on a paper 'A magnetic survey of the British Isles for the epoch January 1, 1891' by Arthur William Rucker and Thomas Edward Thorpe22 December 1894
RR/12/298Referee's report by Arthur William Rucker, on a paper 'On the magnetical results of the voyage of H. M. S. "Penguin," 1890-93' by Ettrick William Creak28 May 1895
RR/12/299Referee's report by William Henry Mahoney Christie, on a paper 'On the magnetical results of the voyage of H. M. S. "Penguin," 1890-93' by Ettrick William Creak23 May 1895
RR/12/300Second referee's report by Arthur William Rucker, on a paper 'On the magnetical results of the voyage of H. M. S. "Penguin," 1890-93' by Ettrick William Creak10 December 1895
RR/12/297Referee's report by Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'On the magnetical results of the voyage of H. M. S. "Penguin," 1890-93' by Ettrick William Creak[1895]
RR/12/302Letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Herbert Rix, regarding a paper 'On the magnetical results of the voyage of H. M. S. "Penguin," 1890-93' by Ettrick William Creak20 December 1895
IM/Maull/000987Creak, Ettrick Williamnd
NLB/9/360Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain William James Lloyd Wharton, Fellow of the Royal Society, Hydrographer to the Admiralty, S.W.7 May 1894
NLB/35/204Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Admiral Arthur Mostyn Field, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 May 1907
RR/12/301Letter from Herbert Rix, to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'On the magnetical results of the voyage of H. M. S. "Penguin," 1890-93' by Ettrick William Creak16 December 1895
NLB/18/818Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Clements R Markham, Fellow of the Royal Society19 May 1899
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