Authorised form of nameNapier; Robert Cornelis (1810 - 1890); 1st Baron Napier of Magdala
Dates1810 - 1890
Place of birthColombo, Sri Lanka
Date of birth06 December 1810
Place of deathHis residence in Eaton Square, London
Date of death14 January 1890
Dates and placesBurial:
St Paul's Cathedral, London
CB 1858; KCB 1859; Baron, GCSI and GCB 1868
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election16/12/1869
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1889-1890 vol 47 pp ii-iv signed by C W W
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA947
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/769/54Letter from Napier of Magdala, Simla, to George Gabriel Stokes and Thomas Henry Huxley, Secretarys of the Royal Society 4 May 1875
MC/8/463Letter from Andrew Scott Waugh, 7 Petersham Terrace, Queensgate, to General Sir Edward Sabine, President of the Royal Society8 December 1869
MC/9/1Letter from [Robert Cornelis] Napier of Magdàla, to Dr [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society1 January 1870
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
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