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Pennington, Robert, c1780 - c1844 (chronometer maker)

 Person

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

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Copy of a letter from Captain John Phillimore concerning a defective chronometer issued to HMS Thetis, 1825-04-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 264
Scope and Contents Sent to Admiral Sir James Saumarez. The letter includes a report on the rate and daily difference of the chronometer, signed by William Gowdy, Master.
Dates: 1825-04-22
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copy of a letter from James Inman to Pond concerning the whereabouts of a timekeeper by Mudge, repaired by Pennington, issued to HMS Nautilus, 1822-10-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 68
Scope and Contents For a related letter, see [RGO 5/229: 67].
Dates: 1822-10-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copy of a letter to John Barrow reporting on a chronometer by Pennington, 1824-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 24r-24v
Scope and Contents From the Item: Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.
Dates: 1824-12-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning a chronometer mistakenly given two different numbers (Pennington No. 809 and Mudge No. 4), 1821-06-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 4r
Scope and Contents From the Item: Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.
Dates: 1821-06-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning the purchase of a chronometer by Pennington for Captain White of HMS Shamrock, 1824-02-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 20r/1
Scope and Contents From the Item: Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.
Dates: 1824-02-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copy of a letter to Mr Pennington concerning the condition of a chronometer by Mudge (No. 4), 1822-06-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 5v/1
Scope and Contents From the Item: Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.
Dates: 1822-06-19
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copy of a letter to Mr Pennington ordering the return to Greenwich of two chronometers which he had neglected, for repairs by another maker, 1825-11-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 30v/2
Scope and Contents From the Item: Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.
Dates: 1825-11-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter concerning a defective chronometer issued to HMS Thetis under Captain John Phillimore, 1825-04-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 263
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-04-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter concerning a request by Lieutenant Hewett of the Protector surveying vessel to exchange his chronometers, 1826-07-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 347
Scope and Contents Sent from John Croker to John Pond.
Dates: 1826-07-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter concerning chronometers by Mudge and Pennington issued to HMS Nautilus under Captain Chapman, 1822-10-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 67
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond; for a related letter, see [RGO 5/229: 68].
Dates: 1822-10-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter concerning chronometers for HMS Madagascar under Captain Robert Spencer, 1828-12-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 127-128
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1828-12-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter concerning condition of chronometer No. 154, 1825-06-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 20
Scope and Contents Sent from Robert Pennington to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-06-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter concerning repairs to chronometer No. 16, 1825-01-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 11
Scope and Contents Sent from Robert Pennington to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-01-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter concerning the whereabouts of chronometers issued to the late Vice Admiral Drury, 1825-07-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 280-281
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-07-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter concerning the whereabouts of Mudge chronometer No. 8, 1825-07-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 25
Scope and Contents From the File: Letters and declarations to Pond from chronometer makers, including Robert Molyneux, Parkinson & Frodsham, Thomas Earnshaw and E.J. Dent. The volume also includes five undated lists of makers' estimates for repair from Arnold and Arnold & Dent.
Dates: 1825-07-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter concerning weekly reports of government chronometers not embarked, 1824-12-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 230
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1824-12-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Thomas Hurd to John Pond, 1821-09-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 4-6
Scope and Contents The letter includes a list of government owned timekeepers and the ships they were consigned to [RGO 5/229: 5-6].
Dates: 1821-09-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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List of orders received concerning the issuing of chronometers to H M Ships, 1821-07-23 - 1835-07-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 64d(v)-115r
Scope and Contents A diary of orders, received by Pond, to send chronometers to particular ships, followed by a record of the date each order was completed. This is inverted at the back of the volume.
Dates: 1821-07-23 - 1835-07-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Isis under Captain J. Polkinghorne, 1831-12-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 73
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-12-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Nimrod under Captain Lord Russell, 1832-11-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 123
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1832-11-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Rover under Commander G. Young, 1832-10-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 113
Scope and Contents Sent by A.B. Becher to John Pond.
Dates: 1832-10-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Royalist under Lieutenant C.A. Barlow, 1835-01-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 270
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-01-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Printed letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Dryad under Captain J. Hayes, 1832-07-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 104
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1832-07-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Printed letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Isis under Captain J. Polkinghorne, 1831-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 71
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-11-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Printed letter concerning two chronometers for Mr Maclear, astronomer at the Cape of Good Hope, 1833-10-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 182
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-10-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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