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Hailstone, John, 1759-1847 (geologist and vicar)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1759 - 1847

Biography

John Hailstone (1759-1847), was a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1784-1818, Woodwardian Professor of Geology, 1788-1818, and Vicar of Trumpington, Cambs, 1818-47. He married Mary Telford (1783-1838).

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Series

Add.9450/C3/1-22, 1788

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9450/C3/1-22
Scope and Contents

Letters to Hailstone, regarding the Woodwardian professorship election, 1788, from Robert Barnard, Edward Christian, Lord Charles Fitzroy, Lord Henry Fitzroy, 4th Duke of Grafton, Robert Graham, Sir George Gunning, John Hinchcliffe, Bishop of Peterborough, Dudley Long, William Owen, George Pelham, Spencer Perceval, Matthew Raine, John H. Renouard, Bowyer Sparke, George Waddington, 1st Marquess of Westminster, Walter Whiter, John Wingfield, James Yorke, Bishop of Ely.

Dates: 1788
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

Add.9450/D6/1-65, 1783-1847

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9450/D6/1-65
Scope and Contents

Letters to Samuel Hailstone

Dates: 1783-1847
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Series

Papers of John Hailstone, 1771-1851

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9450/C
Scope and Contents There is much material relating to his geological work and to his college and university activities. [C1] consists of his diaries and journals, 1789-1816, which mostly include geological notes on the various places which he visited. [C2] contains his passports and letters of introduction, and [C3] is a collection of replies to his canvass for the Woodwardian Professorship in 1788. [C4] contains his university and college papers, including Trinity College fellowship mark sheets and Latin...
Dates: 1771-1851
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).