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Authorised form of nameHudleston; Wilfred Hudleston (1828 - 1909)
Other forms of nameSimpson, Wilfred Hudleston
SurnameHudleston
ForenamesWilfred Hudleston
Dates1828 - 1909
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
York, Yorkshire, England (02 June 1828)
Death:
West Holme, Dorset (29 January 1909)
ActivityEducation:
St John's College, Cambridge. BA (1850), MA
Career:
Made an orthnithological expedition to Algeria with Henry Tristram (FRS 1868) and Osbert Salvin (FRS 1873); also visited Greece and Turkey; held a commission in the Kent Artillery (militia) (1862-1867); took up geology; President, Geologists' Association; visited India (1895); purchased the estate of East Stoke (1897)
Memberships:
FGS (1867, President 1892-1894); FCS; Mineralogical Society (President)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/06/1884
RelationshipsSon of Dr John Simpson of Knaresborough and his wife Elizabeth, heiress of the Hudlestones of Cumberland; assumed the surname of Hudleston by royal licence on succeeding to those estates (1867)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1909 vol 81 pp vi-x, plate, signed by H W
Royal Society codeNA6674
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1884/13Hudleston, Wilfred Hudleston: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/3/708Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons24 September 1889
NLB/6/118Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Wilfred Hudleston Hudleston, Fellow of the Royal Society7 March 1892
NLB/6/665Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Wilfred Hudleston Hudleston, President of the Geological Survey, Fellow of the Royal Society23 June 1892
NLB/10/312Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Secretary, Royal Society; Michael Foster; [Andrew Ainslie] Common; [Philip Lutley] Sclater; [Percy Alexander] MacMahon; and [Wilfred Hudleston] Hudleston7 November 1894
NLB/14/418Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Wilfred Hudleston Hudleston, 8 Stanhope Gardens, Queen's Gate, S.W.8 March 1897
NLB/22/189Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Wilfred Hudleston] Hudleston, Fellow of the Royal Society20 March 1901
NLB/25/53Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Wilfred Hudlestone Hudlestone, Fellow of the Royal Society30 July 1902
NLB/24/675Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Hugo Muller, Fellow of the Royal Society16 June 1902
NLB/27/552Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Wilfred Hudleston, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of Government Grant Board D20 October 1903
NLB/39/544Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons4 February 1909
NLB/39/647Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr Henry Woodward, Fellow of the Royal Society19 February 1909
NLB/10/629Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Wilfred Hudleston Hudlestone, Fellow of the Royal Society8 January 1895
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