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Authorised form of nameShuckburgh-Evelyn; Sir; George Augustus William (1751 - 1804); mathematician
Other forms of nameShuckburgh, Sir George Augustus William
SurnameShuckburgh-Evelyn
ForenamesGeorge Augustus William
Dates1751 - 1804
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Limerick, Ireland (23 August 1751)
Death:
Shuckburgh, Warwickshire (11 August 1804)
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics
Education:
Rugby School; Balliol College, Oxford
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
22/12/1774
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1798
RelationshipsSon-in-law of John Darker (FRS 1768); succeeded as 6th Baronet (1793) assumed title of Shuckburgh-Evelyn; uncle of Sir Francis Shuckburgh (FRS 1824)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Sir Gavin de Beer and Max H Hey, 'The First Ascent of Mont Blanc' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 236-255
J S Rowlinson, 'Le Sage's Essai de chymie mechanique' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 35-45
Notes:
Birth place is probable, not certain
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/48313490
Royal Society codeNA8358
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/3/51Letter from George Shuckburgh-Evelyn, London, to Sir Joseph Banks20 June 1795
MM/1/34Copy of a Resolution from twelve Fellows of the Royal Society, recommending the reinstatement of Dr Charles Hutton as Foreign Secretary29 January 1784
MM/3/52Letter from Sir Joseph Banks, London, to George Shuckburgh-Evelyn23 February 1798
MM/7/106Letter from George Shuckburgh-Evelyn to Sir Joseph Banks2 May
MM/7/127Letter from George Shuckburgh-Evelyn to Sir Joseph Banks19 April 1793
MM/7/108Letter from George Shuckburgh-Evelyn to Sir Joseph Banks7 May [1793]
MM/7/89Letter from George Shuckburgh-Evelyn to Sir Joseph Banks24 April 1792
MM/7/111Letter from George Shuckburgh-Evelyn to Sir Joseph Banks12 May 1792
L&P/6/247/1Paper, 'Experiments to ascertain the heights of mountains by the barometer' by George Augustus William Shuckburgh1777
L&P/6/247Paper, 'Experiments to ascertain the heights of mountains by the barometer' by George Augustus William Shuckburgh1777
L&P/6/247/2Plate, 'A chart showing the situation, distances and heights of some of the most remarkable mountains that are seeb from the borders of the Lake of Geneva' by George Augustus William Shuckburgh1777
L&P/7/99Paper, 'On the variation of the temperature of boiling water' by George Augustus William Shuckburgh1779
L&P/10/43Paper, 'Account of the equatorial instrument' by George Augustus William Shuckburgh1793
L&P/10/43/1Paper, 'Account of the equatorial instrument' by George Augustus William Shuckburgh1793
MM/7/90Letter from George Shuckburgh-Evelyn to Sir Joseph Banks29 April 1792
MM/7/130Letter from George Shuckburgh-Evelyn to Sir Joseph Banks21 April 1793
MM/7/129Letter from Nevil Maskelyne, Greenwich, to Richard Shepherd21 April 1793
EC/1774/24Shuckburgh, Sir George Augustus William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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