Authorised form of nameWashington; John (? 1800 - 1863)
Dates? 1800 - 1863
Dates and placesBirth:
1800 or 01 January 1801
Havre, France (16 September 1863)
In the Protestant cemetery in Havre, France
Captain, Royal Navy; served on board HM Surveying Vessel Blazer (1845)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1863-1864 vol 13 pp vii-viii
Boase gives birth date as 01 January 1801.
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA7636
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
EC/1845/08Washington, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/39/17Description of a Chronometer Compass1857
RR/4/86Letter from John Washington, on a paper 'Reduction and discussion of the deviations of the compass observed on board of all the iron-built ships, and a selection of the wood-built steam-ships in Her Majesty's Navy, and the iron steam-ship 'Great Eastern'' by Frederick John Evans7 May 1860
PT/61/5Paper, 'Reduction and discussion of the deviations of the compass observed on board of all the iron built ships, and a selection of the wood built steam ships in H M [Her Majesty's] Navy; and the iron steam ship Great Eastern: being a report to the hydrographer of the Admiralty' by Frederick J [John Owen] Evans19 April 1860
MC/3/73Letter from John Washington, [secretary of the] Royal Geographical Society, to Samuel Hunter Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society 11 March 1840
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