Kendall, Larcum, 1719 - 1790 (watchmaker)
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
The account relates to the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain Flinders and observations taken by Inman at Port Jackson. It includes details of problems Inman had with his equipment.
Nine letters and an account of the going of a watch.
Papers regarding payments for work done on behalf of the Board.
A comparison of Arnold, Kendall and Grignion's chronometers on board HMS Carcass.
Concerning the return of a timekeeper to Mr Kendall.
Letter, dated 4 March 1796, concerning observations Vancouver had made during a voyage around the world on HMS Discovery. With a copy of a note to Sir Joseph Banks (on the back page) that the observations were to be reduced, dated 13 December 1796.
Enclosing an account concerning the going of a watch made by Kendall.
Concerning supplies of instruments and other preparations.
Concerning supplies of instruments, the rate of Mr Kendall's first timekeeper [K1], and his preparations.
Sent from HMS Sirius, concerning a timekeeper [K1] received from William Bayly.
Reporting on the timekeeper [K1], and on his observations during the passage to Tenerife (en route to New South Wales).
Concerning observations taken (including observations for the rate of the timekeeper, K1).
Concerning observations made and including revised calculations of latitudes and longitudes by the timekeeper [K1].
Reporting on their progress (the ship had arrived at Rio de Janeiro) and on observations made en route. Dawes also mentions that his cabin was partially under water and that his Requisite Tables had been damaged and needed replacing.
Reporting on his work at the observatory in Sydney. He refers to the loss of HMS Sirius and states that the timekeeper [K1] was moved to HMS Supply undamaged. The letter also includes a description of his observatory.
The log book of HMS Resolution compiled by William Wales during the passage to the South Seas under the command of Captain James Cook.
This section is inverted in the volume and consists of two series: a daily log of time by the watch [K1], and further observations covering December 1779 to September 1780.
These include daily observations; lunar observations; observations for the variation of the needle; observations for the error of the line of collimation and the latitude of the place; observations for the going of the clock; observations for the going of Mr Kendall’s watch; observations on the tides; and observations for the dip of the needle.
These include measurements of equal altitudes (by Clock B) and comparisons of the watches of Mr Kendall and Mr Arnold.
These include daily observations; observations of distances; observations for the latitude of Queen Charlotte Sound; observations on the tides; observations for the variation of the compass; observations for the dip of the magnetic needle; observations for the going of the clock; and observations for the going of Mr Kendall’s watch.
These include daily observations; observations for the dip of the needle; observations for the going of Mr Kendall’s watch; observations for the variation of the compass; and observations on the tides.
These include daily observations; observations for the variation; observations for the dip of the needle’s south end; lunar observations; observations on the tides; observations for the going of Mr Kendall’s watch; and observations for the latitude of the place.
- London 12
- Longitude 4
- Astronomy 3
- Geographical exploration 3
- Marine navigation 3
- Santa Cruz de Tenerife 3
- South Pacific Ocean 3
- Sydney 3
- Time measuring instruments 3
- Antarctica 2
- Australia 2
- Nautical instruments 2
- Navigational aids 2
- Portsmouth 2
- Tahiti 2
- Tenerife 2
- Africa 1
- Alaska 1
- Atlantic Ocean 1
- Bering Sea 1
- Cape of Good Hope 1
- China 1
- Côn Đảo 1
- Faial 1
- Greenwich 1
- Hawaii 1
- Horology 1
- Jackson, Port 1
- Japan 1
- Kamchatka 1
- Kealakekua Bay 1
- Macau 1
- Madeira 1
- Maps 1
- New South Wales 1
- New Zealand 1
- North Pacific Ocean 1
- Petersham 1
- Queen Charlotte Sound 1
- Rio de Janeiro 1
- Tanna 1
- Tierra del Fuego 1
- Travel 1
- Vanuatu 1 ∧ less
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.