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Authorised form of nameGilbert; Davies (1767-1839)
Other forms of surnameGiddy
Dates1767-1839
NationalityBritish
Place of birthSt Erth parish, Cornwall, England
Date of birth06 March 1767
Place of deathEastbourne, Sussex
Date of death24 December 1839
Dates and placesBurial:
The chapel of the Gilridges and Gilberts, north of the chancel of Eastbourne church, Sussex
ActivityEducation:
Penzance; Pembroke College, Oxford. MA (1789); DCL (1832)
Career:
MP for Helston (1804) and then for Bodmin (1806-1832); encouraged Sir Humphry Davy and other pioneer engineers
Memberships:
FSA
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election17/11/1791
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
PRS 1827-1830; Treas 1819-1827; VP 1819- , 1835-1836, 1837-1838
RelationshipsSon of Rev Edward Giddy, curate of St Erth, Cornwall and Catherine Davies, daughter of John Davies of "Tredea", St Erth; acquired a large property in Cornwall by his marriage; changed his name to Gilbert (1817); father John Davies Gilbert (FRS 1834); brother-in-law of John Guillemard (FRS 1806)
Image

Gilbert D, IM001650.jpg

SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Family Tree Magazine (June 2003), "The Nancledra Mug" by Peter W Curtis
Obituaries:
Abstract of Papers in the Philosophical Transactions (Royal Soc Proceedings) 1840 No 4 pp 256-258
References:
W H Brock, 'The Selection of the Authors of the Bridgewater Treatises' in NR 1966 vol 21 pp 162-179, plate
Stephen G Brush, 'The Royal Society's First Rejection of the Kinetic Theory of Gases (1821), John Herapath versus Humphry Davy' in NR 1963 vol 18 pp 161-180
R K Bluhm, 'A Note on the Origin of the Society's Conversaziones' in NR 1958 vol 13 pp 61-63
L Pearce Williams, 'The Royal Society and the Founding of the British Association for the Advancement of Science' in NR 1961 vol 16 pp 221-233
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/50005783
Royal Society codeNA8707
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/1/211Letter from [John Frederick William] Herschel, Slough, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society21 March 1830
MM/14/4Letter from J Marshall, Truro, to Davies Gilbert29 March 1828
MM/21/98Letter from George Harvey to John Knowles24 April 1824
DM/4/87Letter from Robert Hay, Downing Street, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society19 May 1830
MM/3/8Letter from Davies Gilbert, East Borne [sic], to John George Children24 November 1784
CB/1/4/57Letter from Davies Gilbert, Tredrea near Launceston, Cornwall to Charles Blagden, Paris16 October 1819
MM/14/5Letter from J Marshall, Truro, to Davies Gilbert 13 May 1828
IM/001648Gilbert (Giddy), Daviesnd
MM/4/80Incomplete letter from William Jory Henwood to Davies Gilbert19th century
DM/4/104Letter from Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society to P M Roget, Secretary, Royal Societyc.1830
DM/4/72Letter from Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society1829
AP/13/3/3Unpublished paintings, flag signals for 50 and 13 by J Henry Doyle8 May 1828
MM/10/174'General Results of Experiments on the Polarisation of Light', by David Brewster30 November 1829
DM/4/86Copy of a letter from Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Societyc.1830
DM/4/102Copy of a letter from Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society, to Francis Baily1830
DM/4/121Letter from CW Pasley, Chatham, to Davies Gilbert24 December 1827
DM/4/84Letter from Charles Rumker to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society14 May 1830
MM/21/91Letter from Davies Gilbert23 March 1823
MC/1/250Letter from Sir Robert Peel, Whitehall, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society 19 July 1830
MS/710/43Letter from Davies Gilbert, London, to Robert Were Fox11 June 1830
MC/1/171Letter from Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society, East Bourne, to James Hudson, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society10 July 1829
DM/4/83ALetter from J Stewart, Treasury, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society21 April 1830
MC/1/174Letter from Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society, Truro, Cornwall, to J. Hobson, Nile Street, Liverpool8 September 1829
MC/1/80Letter from Davies Gilbert, Treasurer of the Royal Society, East Bourne, to the Royal Society 7 January 1822
DM/1/76Letter from Robert Peel to Davies Gilbert27 March 1827
DM/2/112Signed statement by Davies Gilbert re Sir Thomas Lawrence's portrait of Sir Humphry Davyc.1830
DM/2/66Letter from Davies Gilbert to P M Roget14 December 1829
DM/4/88Copy of a letter from Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society20 May 1830
DM/4/83BCopy of a letter from Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society, to J Stewart, Treasury22 April 1830
DM/4/73Letter from Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society, to Horace Twiss14 August 1829
DM/4/89Letter from Charles Rumker to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society20 May 1830
DM/3/62Letter from Henry Kater, 12 York Gate, Regents Park, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society8 December 1828
DM/4/51Letter from JA Lloyd, Gravesend, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society17 June 1830
DM/4/101Letter from Francis Baily to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society5 November 1830
DM/4/67Letter from WS Stratford (for the Astronomer Royal) to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society11 November 1828
DM/4/71Copy of a letter from Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society, to J Stewart, TreasuryAugust 1829
DM/4/97Letter from Robert Hay, Downing Street, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society3 July 1830
DM/4/65Letter from Horace Twiss, Downing Street, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society4 October 1828
DM/4/70Letter from Davies Gilbert, President, Royal SocietyAugust 1829
DM/4/103Letter from Thomas Brisbane to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society17 November 1830
DM/4/46Letter from Robert Hay, Downing Street, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society26 November 1829
DM/4/95Letter from Charles Rumker to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society18 June 1830
DM/4/122Copy of a letter from Davies Gilbert to CW Pasley27 December 1827
DM/4/52ALetter from JA Lloyd, Blackfriars, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society3 August 1830
DM/4/93Letter from Charles Rumker to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society24 May 1830
DM/4/90Charles Rumker, "Memorandum to Davies Gilbert esq MP, President of the Royal Society"1830
DM/4/111Letter from Charles Rumker, Hamburg, to Davies Gilbert8 March 1831
DM/4/96Letter from Charles Rumker to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society25 June 1830
DM/4/66Letter from Horace Twiss (for Sir George Murray), Downing Street, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal SocietyNovember 1828
DM/4/133Letter from F Stewart, Treasury, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal SocietyDecember 1828
CB/1/4/55Letter from Davies Gilbert, 27 Gower Street to Charles Blagden, Paris17 March 1819
CB/1/4/56Letter from Davies Gilbert, 27 Gower Street to Charles Blagden18 July 1819
CB/1/4/58Draft of a letter from Charles Blagden, Paris to Davies Gilbert6 October 1819
DM/4/68Letter from J Stewart, Treasury, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society29 July 1829
DM/4/69Letter from J Stewart, Treasury, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society29 July 1829
IM/001650v1828
MM/1/16Letter from Thomas Frederick Colby, Ordnance Map Office, to Davies Gilbert17 June 1830
IM/001646Gilbert (Giddy), Davies2002
IM/001649Gilbert (Giddy), Daviescirca 1839
MDA/A/7/6Letter from Sir Henry Lyons, FRS, Fingest Grove, near High Wycombe, Bucks to Sir Henry Dale, PRS30 May 1942
MS/123/14Letter [possibly draft] from John George Children to the Duke of Sussex21 November 1832
MS/123/13Letter from John Herapath to the Duke of Sussex17 November 1832
MC/1/287Letter from Captain Edward Sabine, Charlemont Street [Dublin], to Davies Gilbert3 March 1831
MC/1/322Draft letter from Dr. Peter Mark Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society [?], to Daniel Lysons29 July 1831
MS/425/16Copy letter, John William Lubbock, Treasurer of the Royal Society, to Davies Gilbert 6 May 1831
MC/1/210Letter from [William] Simms, Fleet Street, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society17 March 1830
MC/1/189Letter from Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society, East Bourne, to the Royal Society17 January 1830
MC/4/266Letter from [John Davies] Gilbert, East Bourne [?], to the Royal Society2 December 1848
MC/1/206Letter from Sir James South, Observatory Kensington, to [Davies Gilbert] President of the Royal Society and to the Council11 March 1830
EC/1791/20Gilbert, Davies: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DM/4/98Copy of a letter from Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society, to Charles Rumker5 July 1830
MM/13/108Letter from Davies Gilbert, 27 Bower Street, to J W Lubbock10 January 1835
MS/710/44Letter from Davies Gilbert to Robert Were Fox, Falmouth10 July 1837
MC/1/220Letter from W. Dawson [?], Treasury Chambers, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society24 April 1830
DM/4/85Letter from Robert Hay, Downing Street, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society19 May 1830
DM/4/91Letter from Robert Hay, Downing Street, to Davies Gilbert, President, Royal Society26 May 1830
MC/1/213Letter from [Archibald] Keightley, 5 Hare Court, Temple, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society, and [James] Hudson, Assistant Secretary of the Society 12 April 1830
CB/1/4/54Letter from Davies Gilbert, 27 Gower Street to Charles Blagden, Paris15 February 1819
MM/13/91Minutes of meeting of the Excise Committee 20 February 1836
IM/001647Gilbert (Giddy), Daviesnd
PT/1/19/1Manuscript, 'An account of the Relistian tin mine' by Joseph Carne in a letter to Davies Giddy [Gilbert][1807]
PT/1/19Paper, 'An account of the Relistian tin mine' by Joseph Carne in a letter to Davies Giddy [Gilbert][1807]
MC/1/73Letter from Davies Gilbert, Treasurer of the Royal Society, Cornwall, to the Royal Society 29 October 1821
MC/1/72Letter from Davies Gilbert, Treasurer of the Royal Society, to the Royal Society 8 September 1821
MC/1/87Letter from Davies Gilbert, Treasurer of the Royal Society, to A.E. Pitcherc. February 1823
MC/1/76Letter from Davies Gilbert, Treasurer of the Royal Society, to the Royal Society 13 November 1821
MC/1/71Letter from Davies Gilbert, Treasurer of the Royal Society, East Bourne, to the Royal Society 19 July 1821
MC/1/67Letter from Davies Gilbert, Treasurer of the Royal Society, East Bourne, to the Royal Society c. November 1820
MC/1/85Letter from Davies Gilbert, Treasurer of the Royal Society, East Bourne, to the Royal Societyc. October 1822
MC/1/86Letter from A.E. Pitcher, Southampton Street, Bloomsbury Square, to Davies Gilbert, Treasurer of the Royal Society13 February 1823
MC/1/110Letter from George Harvey, Plymouth, to Davies Gilbert, Treasurer of the Royal Society1 May 1824
MC/1/166Letter from Rev. Henry Bellenden, 8 Old Square, Lincoln's Inn, to [Davies Gilbert], President of the Royal Society 13 February 1829
MC/1/165Letter from Henry Ellis, [Assistant Keeper of Printed Books], British Museum, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society30 December 1828
MC/1/175Letter from Lady Jane Davy, 26 Park Street, London, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society 3 November 1829
MC/1/179Letter from [John William] Lubbock, St. James' Place, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society30 November 1829
MC/1/188Letter from [William] Wyon, Chief Engraver at the Royal Mint, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society17 January 1830
MC/1/187Letter from Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society, East Bourne, to the Royal Society14 January 1830
MC/1/192Letter from Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society, 45 Bridge Street, to Sir Thomas Lawrence [?]7 January 1830
MC/1/197Letter from Edmund R. Daniell, [Secretary of the] British Institution, to [Davies Gilbert] President of the Royal Society and to the Council15 February 1830
MC/1/194Letter from Charles Babbage, Dorset Street, Manchester Square, to the Council and [Davies Gilbert], President of the Royal Society 27 January 1830
MC/1/202Letter from Edward Hawkins, [Keeper of Antiquities at the] British Museum, to [Davies Gilbert] President of the Royal Society and to the Council3 March 1830
PT/13/23Paper, 'A new method of solving numerical equations of all orders, by continuous approximation' by W G [William George] HornerMarch 1819
MC/1/216Letter from Moon, Boys & Graves, [publishers], Pall Mall, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society and to the Council20 April 1830
MC/1/217Letter from Sir James South, Observatory Kensington, to [Davies Gilbert], President of the Royal Society and to the Council22 April 1830
MC/1/209Letter from Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society, to the Royal Society16 March 1830
MC/1/225Letter from William Walker, London, engraver, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society26 May 1830
MC/1/223Letter from [William] Buckland, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society12 May 1830
MC/1/222Letter from R. Byham, Office of Ordnance, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society, 45 Bridge Street, Westminster 3 May 1830
MC/1/212Letter from [Giovanni] Aldini, 23 Sherrard Street, Golden Square, to [Davies Gilbert], President of the Royal Society and to the Council 24 May 1830
MC/1/224bLetter from Sir Alexander Dickson, Deputy Adjutant General of Artillery, to Captain Edward Sabine, Secretary of the Royal Society16 May 1830
MC/1/224aLetter from Captain Edward Sabine, Secretary of the Royal Society, 50 Conduit Street, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society 21 May 1830
MC/1/214Letter from John [Peter] Yosy, [Secretary of the Medico-Botanical Society of London], 29 Berners Street, Oxford Street, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society16 April 1830
MC/1/230Letter from John Macdonald, Summerlands, Exeter, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society 31 May 1830
MC/1/233Letter from John Augustus Lloyd, 5 Whitehall Place, Gravesend, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society, Bridge Street, Westminster5 June 1830
MC/1/236Letter from James South, Observatory Kensington, to [Davies Gilbert], President of the Royal Society and to the Council10 June 1830
MC/1/229Letter from John Macdonald, Summerlands, Exeter, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society 29 May 1830
MC/1/249Letter from John Augustus Lloyd, 2 Circus Street, Greenwich, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society 19 July 1830
PT/16/24iPaper, 'Observations and experiments on the daily variation of the horizontal and dipping needles under a reduced directive power' by Peter Barlow[1823]
PT/16/24i/2Plate, diagram of magnetic variation in compass by [Peter Barlow][1823]
PT/16/24i/1Manuscript, 'Observations and experiments on the daily variation of the horizontal and dipping needles under a reduced directive power' by Peter Barlow[1823]
PT/18/21Portion of paper, 'An account of the preliminary experiments and ultimate construction of a refracting telescope of 7.8 inches aperture, with a fluid concave lens' by Peter Barlow in a letter to Davies Gilbert[1828]
MC/1/241aLetter from Sir James South, Observatory Kensington, to [Davies Gilbert], President of the Royal Society and to the Council28 June 1830
PT/17/11Paper, 'Of the effects of the density of air, on the rates of chronometers' by George Harvey1 March 1824
MC/1/251Letter from John Augustus Lloyd, Greenwich, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society, Bodmyn, Cornwall28 July 1830
PT/1/19/2Plate, drawing showing the relationship of the engine shaft to the lode, flookan, copper pyrites, and pebbles by [Joseph Carne][1807]
PT/19/5Table, 'A table for facilitating the computations relative to suspension bridges' by Davies Gilbert[1831]
MC/1/257Letter from Charles Babbage, Dorset Street, Manchester Square, to [Davies Gilbert], President of the Royal Society and to the Council3 November 1830
MC/1/262Letter from John Augustus Lloyd, Admiralty Office, to Davies Gilbert10 December 1830
MC/1/285Letter from Francis Baily, 37 Tavistock Place, to Davies Gilbert25 February 1831
MC/1/298Letter from [Sir Edward] Knatchbull, 30 Great George Street, to Davies Gilbert31 March 1831
MC/1/302Letter from Edmund Davy, Royal Dublin Society, to John George Children, Secretary of the Royal Society12 April 1831
MC/1/346Letter from John David Robertson, Deputy Assistant of the Royal Society, to [Prince Augustus Frederick], President of the Royal Society and to the Council3 December 1831
MC/1/339Letter from John David Robertson, Deputy Assistant of the Royal Society, to Davies Gilbert, [President of the Royal Society]11 November 1830
MC/1/347Letter from John David Robertson, Deputy Assistant of the Royal Society, to [Prince Augustus Frederick], President of the Royal Society 3 December 1831
MC/2/8Letter from [John] Herapath [?], Upper Bedford Place, Kensington, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]20 January 1832
MC/2/15Letter from John [?] Herapath, Upper Bedford Place, Kensington, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society2 February 1832
MC/2/19Letter from [Dr. Peter Mark Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society], to [John Herapath]6 February 1832
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
AP/14/15Unpublished paper, 'Experiments to determine the quantity of light reflected by plane metallic specula under different angles of incidence; with a description of the photometer made use of' by Richard Potter[1830]
AP/10/21/1Unpublished manuscript, regarding mathematical paper by John Walsh from Benjamin Gompertz to Davies Gilbert25 March 1830
AP/13/10Unpublished paper, 'On attractions apparently magnetic exhibited during chemical combinations' by Wm J [William Jory] Henwood11 November 1826
AP/9/11/1Unpublished manuscript, 'Some experiments on temperature, with a view to determine the ratio of temperatures and the point of absolute cold' by John Herapath15 May 1821
AP/9/11Unpublished paper, 'Some experiments on temperature, with a view to determine the ratio of temperatures and the point of absolute cold' by John Herapath15 May 1821
AP/9/11/2Unpublished diagram, equilateral triangle on brass plate by John Herapath15 May 1821
AP/9/11/3Unpublished diagrams, two-cylinder apparatus by John Herapath15 May 1821
AP/9/11/4Unpublished diagram, freezing and boiling points of water by John Herapath15 May 1821
AP/14/9/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On some new optical phaenomena' from John Herapath to Davies Gilbert15 June 1830
AP/15/1/3Unpublished diagrams, light deflecting around obstacles by [John Barton][1831]
AP/10/48Unpublished letter, regarding 'A curious fact' from John Coombe to Davies Gilbert18 October 1833
AP/10/18Unpublished letter, regarding submission of mathematical paper from Davies Gilbert to John Walsh15 February 1830
AP/10/24Unpublished letter, regarding John Walsh's elaborations from Benjamin Gompertz to Davies Gilbert24 June 1830
AP/10/22/3Unpublished diagram, limit of curve by John Walsh5 May 1830
AP/10/21/2Unpublished diagram, orthogonal axes by Benjamin Gompertz25 March 1830
AP/10/22/2Unpublished diagram, plane curve on axes by John Walsh5 May 1830
AP/10/22/1Unpublished manuscript, regarding Benjamin Gompertz's critique from John Walsh to Davies Gilbert5 May 1830
AP/10/27Unpublished letter, regarding geometry of pyramids from John Walsh to Davies Gilbert7 December 1831
AP/10/47Unpublished letter, regarding 'A curious fact' from John Coombe to Davies Gilbert14 October 1833
AP/10/21Unpublished letter, regarding mathematical paper by John Walsh from Benjamin Gompertz to Davies Gilbert25 March 1830
AP/10/22Unpublished letter, regarding Benjamin Gompertz's critique from John Walsh to Davies Gilbert5 May 1830
AP/10/49Unpublished letter, regarding 'A curious fact' from Davies Gilbert to John Coombe30 October 1833
AP/10/15Unpublished letter, regarding a paper on the development of functions from John Walsh to Davies Gilbert23 January 1830
AP/13/3Unpublished letter, regarding a system of communicating signals from J Henry Doyle to the President of the Royal Society of Arts8 May 1828
AP/12/13Unpublished letters, regarding the quadrature of the circle from Charles Hudson to the President of the Royal Society [Davies Gilbert]1825-1828
AP/12/13/1Unpublished letter, regarding the quadrature of the circle from Charles Hudson to the President of the Royal Society [Davies Gilbert]10 September 1828
AP/13/3/5Unpublished drawings, night signals with lanterns by J Henry Doyle8 May 1828
AP/13/3/2Unpublished paintings, numerical flag signals by J Henry Doyle8 May 1828
AP/13/3/4Unpublished paintings, flag signals for 101 and 120 by J Henry Doyle8 May 1828
AP/13/3/1Unpublished letter, regarding a system of communicating signals from J Henry Doyle to the President of the Royal Society of Arts8 May 1828
AP/13/15Unpublished paper, 'On the absorption of atmospheric moisture by the strata of chalk and limestone' by Willm Alexr [William Alexander] Mackinnon22 February 1827
AP/14/11/1Unpublished letter, regarding quadrature of the circle from Charles Hudson to the President of the Royal Society 10 September 1828
AP/14/9/3Unpublished diagram, five sets of light rings by John Herapath15 June 1830
AP/14/9/4Unpublished diagram, overlapping light rings by John Herapath15 June 1830
AP/14/11/2Unpublished letter, regarding quadrature of the circle from Charles Hudson to the President of the Royal Society 12 November 1830
AP/14/9Unpublished letter, 'On some new optical phaenomena' from John Herapath to Davies Gilbert15 June 1830
AP/14/9/5Unpublished diagram, overlapping light rings by John Herapath15 June 1830
AP/14/9/2Unpublished diagram, light rings by John Herapath15 June 1830
AP/14/11Unpublished letters, regarding quadrature of the circle from Charles Hudson to the President of the Royal Society 1828-1830
AP/14/15/2Unpublished diagrams, photometer by Richard Potter[1830]
AP/14/15/1Unpublished manuscript, 'Experiments to determine the quantity of light reflected by plane metallic specula under different angles of incidence; with a description of the photometer made use of' by Richard Potter[1830]
AP/14/18Unpublished paper and letter, 'Problem. To trisect, or divide into three equal angles, a given rectilineal angle' by James Ryan[1830]
AP/14/18/2Unpublished manuscript, 'Problem. To trisect, or divide into three equal angles, a given rectilineal angle' by James Ryan[1830]
AP/14/20Unpublished letter, regarding theory of pyramids from John Walsh to Davies Gilbert19 November 1830
AP/14/18/1Unpublished letter, regarding trisecting an angle from James Ryan to Davies Gilbert15 June 1830
AP/15/1/7Unpublished diagrams, incline of shadows by [John Barton][1831]
AP/15/1Unpublished paper, 'On the inflexion of light' by John Barton[1831]
AP/15/1/2Unpublished diagrams, opaque bodies blocking sun's rays by [John Barton][1831]
AP/15/1/4Unpublished diagrams, measurement of light deflection by [John Barton][1831]
AP/15/1/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On the inflexion of light' by John Barton[1831]
AP/15/1/5Unpublished diagrams, sunlight passing around card and light currents by [John Barton][1831]
AP/15/1/6Unpublished diagram, shadow experiments with cards by [John Barton][1831]
AP/15/13Unpublished paper, 'On the caves and fissures, in the western district of the Mendip Hills' by David Williams[1831]
AP/15/3Unpublished paper, 'On a new combination of chlorine and nitrous gas' by Edmund Davy[1831]
AP/13/28Unpublished paper, address as President of the Royal Society by Davies Gilbert30 November 1829
AP/14/5Unpublished paper, 'On a new fulminate of silver, and its application as a test for chlorine, etc.' by Edmund Davy[1830]
AP/10/23Unpublished letter, regarding comments on John Walsh's paper from Benjamin Gompertz to Davies Gilbert24 June 1830
AP/15/20Unpublished paper, 'On certain irregularities in the magnetic needle produced by partial warmth, and the relations which appear to subsist between terrestrial magnetism and the geological structure, and thermo-electrical currents of the earth' by Robert Were Fox[1832]
AP/16/25Unpublished letters, regarding the north magnetic pole from John Macdonald to Davies Gilbert19 January 1831-5 February 1831
AP/16/25/1Unpublished letter, regarding the north magnetic pole from John Macdonald to Davies Gilbert19 January 1831
AP/16/25/2Unpublished letter, regarding the north magnetic pole from John Macdonald to Davies Gilbert5 February 1831
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