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Authorised form of nameStrange; Alexander (1818 - 1876)
Dates1818 - 1876
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth27 April 1818
Place of deathLondon
Date of death09 March 1876
ActivityEducation:
Harrow
Career:
Commission in the 7th Madras Light Cavalry and went to India (1834); assistant to the Trigonometrical Survey of India; returned to England (1861); Lieutenant Colonel (1861); Inspector of Scientific Instruments for use in India (1862);
Memberships:
FRAS (1861)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/06/1864
RelationshipsSon of Sir Thomas Andrew Lumisden Strange, Indian jurist, and his second wife Lousia, daughter of Sir William Burroughs; married Adelaide, daughter of Rev William Davies
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
David Layton, 'Lord Wrottesley, FRS, Pioneer Statesman of Science' in NR 1968 vol 23 pp 230-246
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/120604591
Royal Society codeNA7666
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
EC/1864/14Strange, Alexander: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/8/140Letter from A [Alexander] Strange, Inspector of Scientific Instruments, India Store Department, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, to the Secretary of the Royal Society10 February 1868
MC/8/319Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Alr [Alexander] Strange, India Store Department, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, to [Walter White], Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society15 February 1869
MC/8/384Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Al [Alexander] Strange, Inspector of Scientific Instruments, India Department, Lambeth Observatory, India Store Department, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, to [Sir Edward Sabine], President of the Royal Society16 June 1869
MC/9/46Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Alr [Alexander] Strange, India Store Department, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, to the Secretary of the Royal Society18 March 1870
MC/9/65Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Alr [Alexander] Strange, India Store Depot, Belvedere Road, to the Secretary of the Royal Society2 May 1870
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