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Molyneux, Robert, fl1815 - 1840 (horologist)

 Person

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Copy of a letter to Mr Molyneux concerning repairs to two chronometers by Earnshaw, 1830-07-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 52r/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: 1830-07-09
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 advising cost to repair Brocklebank chronometer No. 433, 1831-04-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 180
Scope and Contents

Sent from Robert Molyneux to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1831-04-05
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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Letter advising sale price of a chronometer, 1828-07-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 75
Scope and Contents

Sent from Robert Molyneux to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1828-07-05
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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Letter concerning the price to be offered for a chronometer by Molyneux, 1830-09-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 229
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1830-09-14
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 purchase of chronometers, 1834-04-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 236
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1834-04-03
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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Letter from Edward Sabine [to the Board of Longitude], 1821-03-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 385
Scope and Contents

Concerning the claim by Parkinson and Frodsham to be the real makers of the chronometer sent out on Captain Parry's northern expedition.

Dates: 1821-03-28
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 Parkinson and Frodsham to Captain Sabine, 1821-03-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 383-384
Scope and Contents

Stating their claim to have made a chronometer sent out with Captain Parry.

Dates: 1821-03-26
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 from Parkinson and Frodsham to Dr Thomas Young, 1821-03-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 386-387
Scope and Contents

Stating their claim to have made a chronometer sent out with Captain Parry.

Dates: 1821-03-27
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 Parkinson and Frodsham to the Board of Longitude, 1821-03-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 389-390
Scope and Contents

Stating their claim to have made a chronometer sent out with Captain Parry.

Dates: 1821-03-29
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 listing chronometers to be received into the Royal Observatory and requesting an account of their rates, 1835-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 291
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1835-03-07
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 reporting on condition of Baird and Lancaster chronometers, 1831-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 179
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: 1831-04-01
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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Letter reporting on condition of Cathro chronometer No. 1512, 1829-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 151
Scope and Contents

Sent from Robert Molyneux to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1829-12-14
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 reporting on condition of Earnshaw chronometer No. 363 and cost of repair, 1831-08-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 202
Scope and Contents

Sent from Robert Molyneux to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1831-08-28
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 reporting on condition of Gardner chronometer No.20, 1830-03-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 153
Scope and Contents

Sent from Robert Molyneux to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1830-03-01
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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Letter reporting on repairs to Cope & Molyneux chronometer No. 403, 1829-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 92
Scope and Contents

Sent from Robert Molyneux to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1829-01
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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Letter reporting on the condition of Earnshaw chronometer No. 509, 1830-08-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 161
Scope and Contents

Sent from Robert Molyneux to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1830-08-07
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 HM Hired Survey Vessel Gulnare under Commander Bayfield, 1834-03-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 235
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1834-03-22
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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Remarks made by Mr Molyneux, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 156-173
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Molyneux. The paper is preceded by a letter to Molyneux from Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by Robert Molyneux, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/26: 132-148b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Arnold; there are no annotations by Molyneux. The paper is preceded by a letter from Sir Joseph Banks to Molyneux.

Dates: 1805
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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Statement by Parkinson and Frodsham to the Board of Longitude, 1821-04-30 - 1821-05-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 391-392
Scope and Contents

Disputing Molyneux's claim to have made the chronometer sent out with Captain Parry.

Dates: 1821-04-30 - 1821-05-04
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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Table comparing the rate of Thomas Cumming's chronometer with Molyneux's chronometer No. 403, 1821-02 - 1821-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 378-379
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

Tables and notes on the rate of a chronometer by Thomas Cumming which was tested at the Royal Society and Royal Observatory, Greenwich; with three related letters from C.G. Briscoe and Cumming.

Dates: 1821-02 - 1821-10
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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Tables showing the rates of box chronometer No. 19 and Molyneux's chronometer No. 403, 1821-10-19 - 1821-12-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 380-381
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

Tables and notes on the rate of a chronometer by Thomas Cumming which was tested at the Royal Society and Royal Observatory, Greenwich; with three related letters from C.G. Briscoe and Cumming.

Dates: 1821-10-19 - 1821-12-25
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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