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Authorised form of nameEllis; William (1828 - 1916); meteorologist and astronomer
SurnameEllis
ForenamesWilliam
Dates1828 - 1916
Dates and placesBirth:
Greenwich, London, England (20 February 1828)
Death:
Greenwich, London (11 or 13 December 1916)
ActivityResearch Field:
Geomagnetism, meteorology, astronomy
Career:
Joined Royal Observatory, Greenwich (1841), Astronomical Department (1841-1874), in charge of Magnetic and Meteorological Department (1875-1893)
Memberships:
FRAS; FRMS (President 1886-1887); MIEE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
1/06/1893
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Notes:
BR gives death date as 13 December, index to BR and DSB give 11 December.
Royal Society codeNA7053
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/6/360Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Ellis, 1 Hyde Vale Villas, Greenwich, S.E.25 April 1892
NLB/6/535Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Ellis, 1 Hyde Park Villas, Greenwich, S.E.30 May 1892
NLB/11/32Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons[April 1895]
NLB/6/1018Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Ellis, 1 Hyde Vale Villas, Greenwich, S.E.4 October 1892
RR/16/35Referee's report by William Ellis, on a paper 'An analysis of the results from the Kew Magnetographs on quiet days during the eleven years 1890-1900 etc.' by Charles Chree1 June 1903
NLB/16/740Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 June 1898
NLB/20/20Letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons16 January 1900
NLB/32/608Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons][23 April 1906]
NLB/32/614Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Ellis, Fellow of the Royal Society23 April 1906
NLB/43/589Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [William] Ellis, Fellow of the Royal Society17 February 1911
NLB/48/604Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Ellis, Fellow of the Royal Society1 August 1913
NLB/50/183Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [William] Ellis, Fellow of the Royal Society19 May 1914
RR/6/316Letter from William Ellis, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the relation between the diurnal range of magnetic declination and horizontal force, as observed at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, during the years 1841 to 1877, and the period of solar spot frequency' by William Ellis28 February 1880
RR/8/156Referee's report by Balfour Stewart, on a paper 'On the relation between the diurnal range of magnetic declination and horizontal force, as observed at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, during the years 1841 to 1877, and the period of solar spot frequency' by William Ellis12 June 1879
RR/11/145Referee's report by Arthur William Rucker, on a paper 'On the simultaneity of magnetic variations at different places on occasions of magnetic disturbance, and on the relation between magnetic and earth current pheno­mena' by William Ellis1 July 1892
RR/11/146Referee's report by Joseph Norman Lockyer, on a paper 'On the simultaneity of magnetic variations at different places on occasions of magnetic disturbance, and on the relation between magnetic and earth current pheno­mena' by William Ellis1892
RR/8/221Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On the relation between the diurnal range of magnetic declination and horizontal force, as observed at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, during the years 1841 to 1877, and the period of solar spot frequency' by William Ellis6 January 1880
IM/Maull/001296Ellis, Williamnd
NLB/28/446Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Ellis, Fellow of the Royal Society7 March 1904
EC/1893/04Ellis, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/17/37Referee's report by Thomas Edward Thorpe, on a paper 'A comparison of values of the magnetic elements, deduced from the British magnetic survey of 1891, with recent observation' by William Ellis3 December 1906
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