Record

Authorised form of nameRussell; Henry Chamberlaine (1836 - 1907)
SurnameRussell
ForenamesHenry Chamberlaine
Dates1836 - 1907
NationalityAustralian
Dates and placesBirth:
West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia (17 March 1836)
Death:
Sydney, Australia (22 February 1907)
ActivityResearch Field:
Astronomy, meteorology
Education:
Sydney University. BA (1859)
Career:
Assistant, Sydney Observatory (1859); Government Astronomer, New South Wales (1870-1905); President, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science (1888); established meteorological stations; Vice-President, Board of Technical Education, New South Wales; Fellow of the Senate, University of Sydney.
Honours:
CMG 1890
Memberships:
FRAS; FRMS; RSNSW (President 4 times)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1886
RelationshipsSon of Henry Bourne Russell; married (1861) Emily Jane, daughter of Ambrose Foss of Sydney; one son, four daughters
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1907-1908 vol 80 pp lx-lxiii signed by F W D
Royal Society codeNA6840
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1886/12Russell, Henry Chamberlaine: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003937Russell, Henry Chamberlaine2001
NLB/1/152Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Chamberlaine Russell 5 July 1886
NLB/1/179Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Chamberlaine Russell, Fellow of the Royal Society20 September 1886
NLB/1/533Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Chamberlaine Russell, Fellow of the Royal Society21 July 1887
NLB/2/656Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Chamberlaine Russell, Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1888
NLB/28/138Copy note by Robert William Frederick Harrison on the Coral Report15 January 1904
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